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Georg Drescher

Full name: Georg Anton Florian Drescher
Gender: Male
Born: March 17, 1870 in Mainz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: October 23, 1938 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Georg Drescher was active in cycling and also weightlifting, wrestling, swimming and billiard sports. He was for many years chairman of the Mainzer Hockeyclub and the skating club Mainzer Eislaufverein, and from 1910-14 and 1925-29 was Carnival President of the Mainzer Prinzengarde. In 1888 Drescher cofounded the heavy athletics club ASV Mainz 1888, and in 1902 the Mainzer Rudergesellschaft (rowing club). In 1938 he suffered a heart attack during the European Weightlifting Championships in Wien (Vienna). At the 1900 Summer Olympics he participated as a cyclist in the men’s sprint but was eliminated early.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 30 Paris Cycling Men's Sprint Germany GER AC h5 r1/4

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1900 Summer 30 Paris Cycling Germany Round One Heat Five AC
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