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Erich Pennekamp

Full name: Erich Pennekamp
Gender: Male
Born: November 13, 1929
Died: March 1, 2013 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: DSV 98, Duisburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo


Erich Pennekamp earned 45 caps as a water polo player. He took part in the 1954 European Championships at Torino and the 1956 Olympic Games at Melbourne, where his teams finished sixth in both tournaments. Domestically he won the 1952 German Championships with Duisburger SV and a 1957 title with ASC Duisburg, both together with his twin brother Rudi. In 1955 he placed second in the German Championships with 1. FC Nürnberg. He died from cancer in Essen at the age of 83.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 6

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Water Polo Germany GER Final Round Match #3 2 1956-12-03 USA 4, GER 3
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