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Richard Ludwig

Full name: Richard Ludwig
Gender: Male
Born: May 22, 1877 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Died: August 10, 1946 in Königstein im Taunus, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Frankfurt 1880, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rugby

Related Olympians: Brother of Erich Ludwig.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Richard Ludwig and his brother, Erich, played on the rugby team of the SC Frankfurt 1880, losing to France in the final (27-17), winning a silver medal at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. He was also a member of the crew of Southern Germany at the very first representative rugby game, “North vs. South” (result\: 11-3) on 4 November 1900 at Carls-Aue in Kassel. Richard was also active as a track & field athlete in different disciplines.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 22 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby Frankfurt Club GER 2T Silver

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1900 Summer 22 Paris Rugby Frankfurt Club GER Round-Robin Match #1 2 1900-10-14 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Frankfurt Club 17 Back 0 0 0 0 0
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