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Fritz Messner

Full name: Fritz Messner
Gender: Male
Born: January 18, 1912 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: November 7, 1945 in Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Affiliations: Berliner SV 92
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Hockey

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

The German field hockey team won the silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics after losing 8-1 to India in the final. Forward Fritz Messner played in the 4-1 win over against Afghanistan in the group stage, in the 3-0 semi-final win over the Netherlands, scoring one goal in both matches. He also played in the final. Between 1934-42 he won 28 international caps. At the club level he played for Berliner SV 92 and won the German Championship in 1940. After World War II, he was killed in a Russian POW camp in November 1945.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Hockey Men's Hockey Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Final Standings 2 1936-08-04 3 2
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 2 1936-08-15 IND 8, GER 1 0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1936-08-12 GER 3, NED 0 1
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Hockey Germany GER Group B Match #3 1 1936-08-08 GER 4, AFG 1 1
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