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Rudolf Eckstein

Full name: Rudolf Eckstein
Gender: Male
Born: January 1, 1915
Died: May 25, 1993
Affiliations: Würzburger RV Bayern, Würzburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Rudolf Eckstein was a rower with the German gold medal-winning coxless fours at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. He started rowing in coxed eights with Würzburger Ruderverein 1875, with whom he won the German Championship in 1933. From 1934-36 he won the national coxless fours title, and then moved to Berlin to Ruderklub am Wannsee. Together with non-Olympian Heinrich Stelzer they won the German coxless pairs title in 1938-39, and in 1934 and 1935 he was a European champion with the coxless fours, and in 1938 with the coxless pairs.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Final Round 7:01.8
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 6:22.5
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