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Erwin Kroggel

Full name: Erwin Kroggel
Nickname(s): Mucki
Gender: Male
Born: April 30, 1912 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: January 1996 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: FC Hermannia, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Fencing


Épée fencer Erwin Kroggel did not advance to the second round in the individual event at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. The German épée champion five times in 1941, 1943, 1951-52 and 1954, Kroggel participated in the 1954 World Championships in Luxembourg. In 1951 and again in 1960, he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf.

Kroggel was a policeman by profession before World War II. He also was engaged in handball, athletics and modern pentathlon. During the war he worked in Office IV of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Security Central Office) with the rank of SS-Hauptsturmbannführer. He worked in the “Gestapo - Fighting against enemies” department. He survived the war unscathed, was never accused for his war crimes, and became a bank clerk.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Fencing Men's Épée, Individual Germany GER 7 p7 r1/4

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1952 Summer 40 Helsinki Fencing Germany GER Round One Pool Seven 7 1952-07-27 3 4 15
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