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Friedhelm Osselmann

Full name: Friedhelm Osselmann
Nickname(s): Friedel
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: April 9, 1934 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: ASC Duisburg, Duisburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Husband of Birgit Klomp; Father of Rainer Osselmann.

Biography

Friedhelm Osselmann was a member of the West German water polo team that finished sixth at both the 1956 Melbourne and the 1960 Rome Olympics. Domestically he played for ASC Duisburg. In 1957, 1963 and 1965 Osselmann helped Duisburg win the West German Championships.

He was married to Olympic swimmer [Birgit Klomp] and together they became parents of water polo players [Rainer] and non-Olympian Karl Osselmann. In 1963 Friedhelm went to Japan for one year as a developing aid for water polo.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 6
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 6

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #3 2 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #8 2 1956-12-05 HUN 4, GER 0 0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #11 2 1956-12-07 URS 6, GER 4
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #1 1 1956-11-28 GER 5, SGP 1
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Group C Match #3 2 1956-11-30 ITA 4, GER 2
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group A Match #2 2 1960-08-30 ITA 3, GER 0 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group A Match #3 1T 1960-08-31 ROU 3, GER 3 1
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1960-09-02 GER 4, USA 3 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #4 1 1960-09-03 GER 6, NED 5 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #2 2 1960-08-25 URS 5, GER 4 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #3 1 1960-08-26 GER 6, BRA 3 1
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #6 1 1960-08-29 GER 5, ARG 1 1
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