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Kurt Oleska

Full name: Kurt Oleska
Gender: Male
Born: August 21, 1914 in Eisfeld, Thüringen, Germany
Died: January 9, 1945 in [unknown], Unknown, Russia
Affiliations: Heeressportschule Wünsdorf, Zossen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Basketball

Biography

The German basketball team did not play any role in the Olympic tournament of the 1936 Berlin Games when basketball was held for the first time at Olympic Games. They lost their matches against Switzerland (25-18), Italy (58-16) and Czechoslovakia (20-9) in the first two rounds and were eliminated.

Kurt Oleska was a professional soldier and played nationally for Heeressportschule Wünsdorf, winning the first unofficial German Championship with them in 1938. On 9 January 1945 he was declared missing in action somewhere in Russia during World War II.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball Germany GER 15T

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Basketball Germany GER Round Two Match #6 2 1936-08-09 ITA 58, GER 16
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Basketball Germany GER Round Two Repêchage Match #4 2 1936-08-10 TCH 20, GER 9
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Basketball Germany GER Round One Match #3 2 1936-08-07 SUI 25, GER 18
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