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Walter Feyerabend

Full name: Walter Franz Georg Feyerabend
Gender: Male
Born: December 3, 1891 in Shosseynoye, Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: April 17, 1962 in Bethel, Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Biography

German three-day-eventer Walter Feyerabend withdraw with his horse [Alpenrose] after a bad fall in the cross country section at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Despite only two of their three riders completing the course, Germany was the highest scoring of the non-finishers. Feyerabend could have suffered serious injury after Alpenrose hit an obstacle, throwing the rider highly out of the saddle. The mare suffered severe bruising which forced the pair to withdraw from the final jumping section.

Feyerabend was an army captain at the time of the Olympics. He actively participated in World War I and II. During World War II and was awarded the Iron Cross class I and II. He eventually was promoted to Lieutenant-General as a member of the Air Force.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual Germany GER AC DNF
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team Germany GER AC

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS GP R/P/F P ST SF CCT CCF
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany Alpenrose Final Standings AC DNF
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany Alpenrose Dressage 8 222.00 1.110,0
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany Alpenrose Cross-Country 32 1,074.0 200 5:52.6 14,0 16:00.6 -340,0

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany GER Alpenrose Final Standings AC DNF
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany GER Alpenrose Dressage 2 222.00
1928 Summer 36 Amsterdam Equestrianism Germany GER Alpenrose Cross-Country 4 1,074.00
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