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Eugen Kipp

Full name: Eugen Kipp
Gender: Male
Born: February 26, 1885 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: November 10, 1931 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: Sportfreunde Stuttgart, Stuttgart (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football


Eugen Kipp earned 18 caps with the German national team between 1908 and 1913, scoring 10 goals, and twice acted as team captain. He played for Sportfreunde Stuttgart (1901-1912) and Stuttgarter Kickers (1912-1914). In World War I he was severely hurt near Ypres, Belgium, losing his right leg right above his knee, and also receiving bayonet slashes to his jaw and shoulder. He never fully recovered from his wounds and died in 1931 at the age of 46. During his lifetime he was one of only two football players ever to be awarded the Adlerplakette, at that time the highest sport decoration in Germany. His same-named son also became a well-known football player in germany.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Football Men's Football Germany GER 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Football Germany GER Final Standings 9T 1912-06-29 0 0 0
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Football Germany GER Round One Match #2 2 1912-06-29 AUT 5, GER 1 0
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