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Walter Becker

Full name: Walter Becker
Gender: Male
Born: October 18, 1932 in Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: June 8, 2012 in Queidersbach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: Queidersbach
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling


Walter Becker was the 1952 German Road Race Champion. This qualified him for the Helsinki Olympics that same year, where he finished fifth with the German team in the road race although he did not finish individually. The best three cyclists were rated for the final result. Becker was in the leading group when he had a fall caused by a spectator, which forced him to withdraw. The following year he was second at the German championship and in 1955 also finished second in the German Cross Country Championships. His brother August also was a successful cyclist.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Germany GER AC DNF
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Germany GER 5 non-scoring

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Cycling Germany Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Cycling Germany GER Final Standings 5 non-scoring AC/DNF
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