Full name: Karl KÃ¶ther, Sr.
Born: May 27, 1905 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: January 27, 1986 in Seelze, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: RV Zugvogel, Hannover (GER)
Related Olympians: Father of Karl KÃ¶ther.
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
German cyclist Karl KÃ¶ther, whose son [Karl] participated in the 1972 Olympics in MÃ¼nchen, claimed the bronze medal, together with his team-mate [Hans Bernhardt], in the tandem sprint at Amsterdam in 1928. In 1926 and 1927 KÃ¶ther sr. became German champion over one and ten kilometres. As an amateur he won more than 400 races before he turned professional in 1933. In 1936 he retired from racing but became the director of the Hannover Six Days race and was manager of the Hannover-WÃ¼lfel velodrome.
|1928 Summer||22||Amsterdam||Cycling||Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1928 Summer||22||Amsterdam||Cycling||Germany||GER||Final Standings||3|
|1928 Summer||22||Amsterdam||Cycling||Germany||GER||Final Round||Match 3/4||1||12.2|
|1928 Summer||22||Amsterdam||Cycling||Germany||GER||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||at one length|
|1928 Summer||22||Amsterdam||Cycling||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||12.4|