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Robert Duis

Full name: Robert Dennis Duis (Hamer-)
Gender: Male
Born: May 14, 1913 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: March 25, 1991 in Klosters, Graubünden, Switzerland
Affiliations: DSC Berlin
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Basketball


The German team did not play any significant role in the 1936 Berlin Olympics when basketball was included in the program for the first time. They lost their first round match to Switzerland (25-18) but still qualified for round two after receiving a bye in the Repêchage, but were then beaten heavily, 58-16 by Italy. Given another chance in the round two Repêchage, their campaign ended with a 20-9 defeat by Czechoslovakia.

German-Canadian Robert Duis, alias Robert Dennis Hamer, played for the club side DSC Berlin. He was the technical manager of the Olympic tournament.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball Germany GER 15T

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Basketball Germany GER Round Two Repêchage Match #4 2 1936-08-10 TCH 20, GER 9
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