Full name: Herbert Kesel
Born: November 3, 1931 in Mannheim, Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany
Died: December 15, 2011 in SaarbrÃ¼cken, Saarland, Germany
Affiliations: Ruder Club Saar, SaarbrÃ¼cken (GER)
Rowers Herbert Kesel and [Klaus Hahn] had bad luck in the coxless pairs at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In the semi-final of the repÃªchage, 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.
|1952 Summer||20||Helsinki||Rowing||Men's Coxless Pairs||Saar||SAA||AC h2 r2/5||DNF|
|1952 Summer||20||Helsinki||Rowing||Saar||SAA||Klaus Hahn||Round One RepÃªchage||Heat Two|
|1952 Summer||20||Helsinki||Rowing||Saar||SAA||Klaus Hahn||Round One||Heat Three||8:09.5|