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Wilhelm Müller

Full name: Wilhelm Müller
Gender: Male
Born: December 5, 1909 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: February 22, 1984 in Murnau am Staffelsee, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Waldhof Mannheim, Mannheim (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Field handball was only part of the Olympic program once, at the 1936 Berlin Games. The German Reich dominated their two preliminary round matches, beating Hungary 22-0 and then the USA 29-1, before winning all three matches in the final round, including a 10-6 win over Austria in the deciding match that won the gold medal. Wilhelm Müller played two matches in Berlin, and earned eight international caps in total. He was also a member of the 1938 World Championship-winning team. With his home club SV Waldhof Mannheim they won the German Championship in 1933 and were runners-up in 1937.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Handball Men's Handball Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Handball Germany GER Final Round Match #1 1 1936-08-10 GER 19, HUN 6 0
1936 Summer 26 Berlin Handball Germany GER Group A Match #3 1 1936-08-08 GER 29, USA 1 0
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