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Herbert Kemmer

Full name: Herbert Erich Kemmer
Gender: Male
Born: May 13, 1905 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 10, 1962
Affiliations: SC Frankfurt 1880, Frankfurt am Main (GER) / Berliner HC, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Field hockey player Herbert Kemmer was a member of the first German team to win an Olympic hockey medal, when they beat Belgium 3-0 to win the bronze medal at Amsterdam in 1928. He won 17 international caps between 1924-36, and was one of three players from the 1928 Olympic squad to win a silver medal on home soil in 1936 when Germany were beaten 8-1 by India in the Olympic final. At club level he played for SC Frankfurt 1880 and later Berliner HC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Hockey Men's Hockey Germany GER 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Hockey Men's Hockey Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 3 1928-05-17 2 0
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Hockey Germany GER Final Round Match 3/4 1 1928-05-26 GER 3, BEL 0 0
1928 Summer 23 Amsterdam Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #5 1 1928-05-22 GER 2, FRA 0 0
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 2 1936-08-04 3 0
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 2 1936-08-15 IND 8, GER 1 0
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1936-08-12 GER 3, NED 0 0
1936 Summer 31 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #3 1 1936-08-08 GER 4, AFG 1 0
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