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Kurt Frey

Full name: Kurt Frey
Gender: Male
Born: August 11, 1913 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: December 19, 1993
Affiliations: Kieler Yacht-Club, Kiel (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Sailing

Biography

Kurt Frey finished sixth with the 6-metre class sailing team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics at Kiel, where the sailing events took place. Their boat Gustel V was disqualified in races two and five, otherwise it would have won a medal. Only a few weeks earlier, the yacht had won the German national title.

Frey studied law in Kiel and München. During World War II he was recruited as a marine officer. In 1947 he returned from Russian captivity, and then started a career education. Frey became CEO of the Studentenwerk (Student Affairs) in Kiel, and in 1950, CEO of the Verbandes Deutscher Studentenwerke (German Association of Student Affairs). In 1953 he became a General Secretary of the German UNESCO Commission. From 1955-75 he then was General Secretary of the Kultusministerkonferenz (Conference of Ministers of Education).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Mixed 6 metres Gustel V GER 6

Mixed 6 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date PTS T
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Final Standings 1936-08-04 49
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race One 1936-08-04 11 2-00:13
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Two 1936-08-04 9 2-05:21
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Three 1936-08-04
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Four 1936-08-04 12 3-10:04
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Five 1936-08-04
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Six 1936-08-04 9 2-34:58
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Sailing Gustel V GER Race Seven 1936-08-04 8 2-09:51
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