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Konrad Miersch

Full name: Konrad Miersch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Born: January 19, 1907 in Bad Freienwalde, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: March 2, 1942 in Lyuban, Leningrad, Russia
Affiliations: Polizeisportschule Spandau, Beccar (ARG)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Related Olympians: Father of Ekkehard Miersch.

Biography

At the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, Konrad Miersch finished sixth in the modern pentathlon. He was also nominated for the free pistol shooting event but it did not take place in 1932. Miersch served with the police of the Weimar Republic and was coach of the Empire team of the Order Police. He was an active Waffen-SS-officer in the Third Reich and was killed-in-action in 1942 on the Eastern front. He was buried in the military cemetery in Sologubovka (Russia). Miersch’s son [Ekkehard] participated in the backstroke swimming event at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Germany GER 6

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank O PTS T W TH
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Final Standings 6 48.0
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Riding 10 97 9:03.2
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Fencing 10 26
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Shooting 5 189 20
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Swimming 17 5:23.9
1932 Summer 25 Los Angeles Modern Pentathlon Germany Running 6 16:21.0
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