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Erich Herrmann

Full name: Erich Herrmann
Gender: Male
Born: May 21, 1914 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: April 13, 1989 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner SV 92, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Field handball was once part of the Olympic program only, at the 1936 Berlin Games. The German Reich dominated their two preliminary round matches, beating Hungary 22-0 and then the USA 29-1, before winning all three matches in the final round, including a 10-6 win over Austria in the deciding match that won the gold medal. Erich Hermann played in three matches in Berlin, including the deciding match against Austria, and scored six goals. He was a member of the German team that won the inaugural World Championship on home soil in 1938, and he went on to win eight international caps.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Handball Men's Handball Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Handball Germany GER Final Round Match #4 1 1936-08-12 GER 16, SUI 6 3
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Handball Germany GER Final Round Match #6 1 1936-08-14 GER 10, AUT 6 0
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Handball Germany GER Group A Match #1 1 1936-08-06 GER 22, HUN 0 3
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