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Otto Fickeisen

Full name: Otto Fickeisen
Gender: Male
Born: December 24, 1879 in Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: December 15, 1963 in Königsbach, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: Ludwigshafener RV, Ludwigshafen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Rudolf Fickeisen.

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Otto Fickeisen, brother of [Rudolf Fickeisen] was a German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a rower in the German boat from Ludwigshafener Ruderverein, which won a bronze medal in the coxed fours final B. At the 1912 Stockholm Summer Olympics Otto and Rudolf Fickeisen were members of the gold medal boat in coxed fours, outriggers, again representing Ludwigshafener Ruderverein.

Together with [Hermann Wilker] Otto Fickeisen rowed in a coxless pair that was unbeaten in 26 races over five years, winning the German Championships from 1908-12. Fickeisen was known as the best German rower prior to World War I.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 20 Paris Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1 GER 3 Bronze
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Rowing Men's Coxed Fours, Outriggers Ludwigshafener Ruderverein GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1900 Summer 20 Paris Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1 GER Final Round 6:05.0
1900 Summer 20 Paris Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1 GER Round One Heat One 6:14.0

Men's Coxed Fours, Outriggers

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruderverein GER Final Round 6:59.4
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruderverein GER Semi-Finals Heat One 6:59.0
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruderverein GER Quarter-Finals Heat Four 7:14.4
1912 Summer 32 Stockholm Rowing Ludwigshafener Ruderverein GER Round One Heat Six 7:06.6
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