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Herbert Kesel

Full name: Herbert Kesel
Gender: Male
Born: November 3, 1931 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: December 15, 2011 in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Affiliations: Ruder Club Saar, Saarbrücken (GER)
Country: SAA Saar
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Rowers Herbert Kesel and [Klaus Hahn] had bad luck in the coxless pairs at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In the semi-final of the repêchage, they were in a comfortable lead ahead the US and Polish boats when Hahn collapsed and could not carry on rowing. The following year the pair finished second at the German Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs Saar SAA AC h2 r2/5 DNF

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing Saar SAA Klaus Hahn Round One Repêchage Heat Two
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Rowing Saar SAA Klaus Hahn Round One Heat Three 8:09.5
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