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Wilhelm Baumann

Full name: Wilhelm Baumann
Gender: Male
Born: August 12, 1912 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: March 14, 1990
Affiliations: SC Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Field handball was only part of the Olympic program once, at the 1936 Berlin Games. The German Reich dominated their two preliminary round matches, beating Hungary 22-0 and then the USA 29-1, before winning all three matches in the final round, including a 10-6 win over Austria in the deciding match that won the gold medal. Baumann was a member of the team in two matches including the match against Switzerland (16-6) in the final round when he scored six of 16 goals.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Handball Men's Handball Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Handball Germany GER Final Round Match #4 1 1936-08-12 GER 16, SUI 6 6
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Handball Germany GER Group A Match #1 1 1936-08-06 GER 22, HUN 0 7
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