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Herbert Jäger

Full name: Herbert Jäger
Nickname(s): Büb
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Born: February 15, 1926 in Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Cronenberger SC 02, Wuppertal (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football

Biography

In the 1952 Helsinki Olympic football tournament, West Germany beat Egypt 3-1 in the first round before a surprising 4-2 extra time win over Brazil in the quarter-final. They lost 1-3 to Yugoslavia in the semi-final and missed out on a medal after Sweden beat them 2-0 in the bronze medal match.

Defender Herbert Jäger played for Cronenberger SC 02 Wuppertal (1951-52), Fortuna Düsseldorf (1952-57) and VfL Benrath (1957-61). With Düsseldorf he played in the Oberliga West, and won six German amateur international caps, including all four games in Helsinki.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Men's Football Germany GER 4

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Germany GER Final Standings 4 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Germany GER Final Round Match 3/4 2 1952-08-01 SWE 2, GER 0 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1952-07-29 YUG 3, GER 1 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Germany GER Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-24 GER 4, BRA 2 0
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Football Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1952-07-20 GER 3, EGY 1 0
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