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Wilfried Bode

Full name: Wilfried Bode
Gender: Male
Born: December 13, 1929 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: September 25, 2012 in Garbsen, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Wasserfreunde 98, Hannover (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Husband of Elisabeth Rechlin.

Biography

At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, the German water polo team beat Romania 8-4 in the qualifying game, but then lost all three matches in the group stage against Hungary, Soviet Union and Egypt, and was eliminated. A member of the 1952 team, Wilfried Bode also played at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics when West Germany finished sixth. In 1954 and 1958 he also played in the European Championships. In West Germany he played for SV Wasserfreunde 98 Hannover and won the German Cup in 1948. He won 72 international caps.

After a severe car accident he was disabled but later won a German Championship with the Disabled Club Hannover. He was married to Olympic swimmer [Elisabeth Rechlin].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 13T
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 6

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #3 2 1952-07-27 EGY 5, GER 2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #4 2 1952-07-28 HUN 9, GER 1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #6 2 1952-07-29 URS 6, GER 2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Water Polo Germany GER Qualifying Round Match #3 1 1952-07-25 GER 8, ROU 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #3 2 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #5 1T 1956-12-04 YUG 2, GER 2
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #8 2 1956-12-05 HUN 4, GER 0 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #11 2 1956-12-07 URS 6, GER 4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #1 1 1956-11-28 GER 5, SGP 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #3 2 1956-11-30 ITA 4, GER 2
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