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Günther Brennecke

Full name: Günther Brennecke
Gender: Male
Born: January 13, 1927
Affiliations: Goslarer SC, Goslar (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Midfielder Günther Brennecke played field hockey for Goslarer SC and reached the final of the West German Championships just once, when Goslar lost 1-2 to SC Brandenburg in 1956. He won 46 international caps between 1951 and 1960, including his participation in the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, where Germany lost 1-0 in the quarter-final to the Netherlands 0-1, and at Melbourne in 1956, when Brennecke earned a bronze medal after an unexpected 3-1 win over Great Britain in the third place match. In 1954 he was also part of the West Germany team that won the unofficial European Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Men's Hockey Germany GER 5T
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Men's Hockey Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1952-07-15 4 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1952-07-18 NED 1, GER 0 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Germany GER Consolation Round: Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1952-07-23 GER 2, AUT 1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Germany GER Consolation Round: Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1952-07-21 GER 7, FIN 0 0
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Hockey Germany GER Round One Match #3 1 1952-07-16 GER 7, POL 2 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 3 1956-11-23 5 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Final Round Match 3/4 1 1956-12-06 GER 3, GBR 1 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1956-12-03 IND 1, GER 0 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Group C Match #2 1 1956-11-24 GER 5, NZL 4 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Group C Match #4 1T 1956-11-27 GER 0, BEL 0 0
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Hockey Germany GER Group C Match #5 1T 1956-11-29 PAK 0, GER 0 0
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