You Are Here > > > Willi Kaidel

Willi Kaidel

Full name: Wilhelm "Willi" Kaidel
Nickname(s): Bubi
Gender: Male
Born: April 20, 1912 in Schweinfurt, Bayern, Germany
Died: April 2, 1978 in Schweinfurt, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Schweinfurter Ruder-Club Franken von 1882 / Skuller-Zelle, Berlin-Grünau
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


German rower Willi Kaidel won the doubles sculls silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics with [Joachim Pirsch]. With Pirsch, he also won the German title in 1936-37. Both men became European Champions in 1937 and the following year Kaidel finished second with non-Olympian Georg von Opel. In 1937 Kaidel was also second in the single sculls at the German Championships. His son Siegfried (born 1951) became president of the German Rowing Association in 2008.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Rowing Men's Double Sculls Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Joachim Pirsch Final Round 7:26.2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Rowing Germany GER Joachim Pirsch Round One Heat Two 6:41.0
id: 37,868