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Herbert Albrecht

Full name: Herbert Karl Albrecht
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: January 18, 1925 in Heinrichs, Suhl, Thüringen, Germany
Died: November 3, 1997 in Suhl, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Motor Zella-Mehlis, Zella-Mehlis (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Related Olympians: Father of Fredi Albrecht.

Biography

Herbert Albrecht, the father of [Ferdi Albrecht], grew up in the very wrestling popular town of Suhl in East Germany. He won his first youth championship in 1942 before he was drafted for military service. After World War II he became German Champion in 1951, 1952 and 1954. He also won 18 East German national titles between 1949 and 1964. In 1960 he participated in the Roma Olympics in the light-heavyweight Greco-Roman style, but was eliminated after his third fight. He later coached several wrestlers at his home club, including his son. By profession he was an apprentice trainer in the "Simson" motorcycles company.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 9

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 9 1960-08-31 9
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #2 2 1960-08-31 Vanhanen (FIN) fall (10:30), Albrecht (GER) 4
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 7T 1960-08-29 5
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #2 2 1960-08-29 K'art'ozia (URS) decision, Albrecht (GER) 3
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 2T 1960-08-27 2
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #2 1 1960-08-27 Albrecht (GER) decision, George (USA) 1
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round One 4T 1960-08-26 1
1960 Summer 35 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1960-08-26 Albrecht (GER) decision, Jansson (SWE) 1
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