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Hermann Weingärtner

Full name: Hermann Weingärtner
Gender: Male
Born: August 27, 1864 in Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: December 22, 1919 in Frankfurt an der Oder, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner Turnerschaft
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Gymnastics

Medals: 3 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze (6 Total)

Biography

Hermann Weingärtner was one Germany's best gymnasts of the 19th century, and the best gymnast in Athens. With the German team, he won two Olympic titles, and he added an individual one in the horizontal bar, as well as two second places and a third. His second place in the rings event was a close one\: with the jury deadlocked on a decision, Greek Prince Georgios cast the deciding vote in favor of his countryman Ioannis Mitropoulos. Weingärtner's six medals was the most won by any athlete at the 1896 Olympics, and his three gold medals trailed only his teammate, Carl Schuhmann.

Weingärtner was a merchant, and later took over management of a swimming pool in Frankfurt am Oder, which had been established by his father. He died in the Oder attempting to save a drowning person.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Horse Vault Germany GER 3 Bronze
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars Germany GER AC
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Parallel Bars, Teams Germany GER 1 Gold
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar Germany GER 1 Gold
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Horizontal Bar, Teams Germany GER 1 Gold
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Rings Germany GER 2 Silver
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Men's Pommelled Horse Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Horse Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 3

Men's Parallel Bars

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings AC

Men's Parallel Bars, Teams

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 1

Men's Horizontal Bar

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 1

Men's Horizontal Bar, Teams

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 1

Men's Rings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 2

Men's Pommelled Horse

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1896 Summer 31 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 2
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