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Peter Bischoff

Full name: Peter Bischoff
Gender: Male
Born: March 24, 1904
Died: July 1, 1976 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: VSaW, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Brother of Fritz Bischoff.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Peter Bischoff, brother of star class sailor [Fritz Bischoff] won the gold medal in the star class sailing with [Hans-Joachim Weise] at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. With their boat Wannsee, they won the first, third, fourth, sixth, and seventh races to capture the gold medal, clinching it after race six. This was the only sailing gold medal for Germany in Kiel, where the sailing events took place.

Bischoff studied medicine and became a physician in Berlin. He was married to opera singer Carla Spletter, a member of the Berlin Staatsoper. After World War II both moved to Hamburg. Spletter died from cancer in 1953.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Mixed Two Person Keelboat Wannsee GER 1 Gold

Mixed Two Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date PTS T
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Final Standings 1936-08-04 80
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race One 1936-08-04 12 1-57:37
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Two 1936-08-05 9 2-03:42
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Three 1936-08-06 12 1-45:24
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Four 1936-08-07 12 2-38:06
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Five 1936-08-08 11 2-00:08
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Six 1936-08-09 12 2-23:04
1936 Summer 32 Berlin Sailing Wannsee GER Hans-Joachim Weise Race Seven 1936-08-10 12 1-41:03
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