Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
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.
|1936 Summer||24||Berlin||Hockey||Men's Hockey||Germany||GER||2||Silver|
|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|