Full name: Kurt Oleska
Born: August 21, 1914 in Eisfeld, ThÃ¼ringen, Germany
Died: January 9, 1945 in [unknown], Unknown, Russia
Affiliations: Heeressportschule WÃ¼nsdorf, Zossen (GER)
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 WÃ¼nsdorf, 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.
|1936 Summer||21||Berlin||Basketball||Men's Basketball||Germany||GER||15T|
|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 RepÃªchage||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|