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Hermann Hölter

Full name: Hermann Ernst Wilhelm Hölter
Gender: Male
Born: January 31, 1900 in Lemgo, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: May 5, 1989 in Bad Boll bei Göppingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Biography

Modern pentathlete Hermann Hölter came seventh at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. In 1936 he was a member of the Organizing Committees for the Winter Games in Garmisch Partenkirchen and the Summer Games at Berlin.

He was a highly decorated General, and later a Lieutenant-General in World War II. He served as Chef des Generalstabs (Chief of Staff) of the 20th Mountain Army. When German capitulation came in 1945, he was captured by the Allies and was not released until 1947. During World War II he was awarded the Iron Cross class II, the Iron Cross class I, the German Cross in Gold, and the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. In 1953 he published Armee in der Arktis. Die Operationen der deutschen Lappland-Armee (Arctic Army. The Operations of the German Lappland-Army).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Germany GER 7T

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O TH PTS T PS
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Germany Final Standings 7T 69
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Germany Shooting 16 19 179
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Germany Swimming 8 5:30.0
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Germany Running 13 15:20.4
1928 Summer 28 Amsterdam Modern Pentathlon Germany Riding 21T 10:07.6 88
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