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Karl Jordan

Full name: Karl Hermann Christian Jordan
Gender: Male
Born: March 23, 1888 in Papstdorf, Gohrisch, Sachsen, Germany
Died: March 6, 1972 in Bautzen, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Allgemeiner Akademischer Turnerbund Leipzig
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

German gymnast Karl Jordan competed at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, finishing fourth in the team all-around event. He also finished fourth in the free system team all-around. The teams represented the Allgemeiner Akademischer Turnerbund Leipzig. Jordan was named professor of zoology, with a sub-specialty in entomology, at the Technical University of Dresden in 1949, retiring in 1957. Six species of the order of heteroptera (bugs) bear his name.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Germany GER 5
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around, Free System Germany GER 4

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 5 32.40

Men's Team All-Around, Free System

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 4 16.85
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