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Karl Bähre

Full name: Karl Bähre
Gender: Male
Born: April 11, 1899 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: January 14, 1960 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Wasserfreunde 98, Hannover (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Karl Bähre played for the German gold medal winning water polo team at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic Games. With his eight goals Bähre was the leading German scorer in Amsterdam. He also came in second at the 1934 Europeans, and third in 1926, and played 33 international matches. With Wasserfreunde 98 Hannover Bähre earned German national titles in 1921-23, and 1927. Willi and Richard Bähre, Karl’s brothers, were also water polo players in Hannover. Willi was briefly a national team member and took part in some pre-season games for the Olympics in Amsterdam.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 1 1928-08-10 GER 5, HUN 2 2
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Water Polo Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1928-08-07 GER 8, GBR 5 3
1928 Summer 29 Amsterdam Water Polo Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1928-08-06 GER 5, BEL 3 3
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