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Fritz Pellkofer

Full name: Fritz Pellkofer
Gender: Male
Born: August 3, 1902 in Bayrischzell, Bayern, Germany
Died: January 23, 1943 in Rossosh, Voronezh, Russia
Affiliations: SC Bayrischzell, Bayrischzell (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cross Country Skiing


Fritz Pellkofer formed the well-known “Bayrischzeller Kleeblatt” with his teammates [Gustl Müller] and [Hans Bauer]. In 1922 they founded the Skiclub Bayrischzell and in 1930, the Bayrischzeller Skischule, together with non-Olympian Wastl Bucher. Pellkofer was German Champion in the 4 x 10 km relay with Bayrischer Skiverband in 1928 and patron of Die Rote Wand (The Red Wall) in Geitau. At the 1928 St. Moritz Winter Olympics he placed 16th over 50 km cross country skiing. He captained the 1936 German Olympic team. During World War II, he was declared missing in action in Russia.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 25 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Germany GER 16

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R I5T I5R I6T I6R I7T I7R
1928 Winter 25 Sankt Moritz Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 16 5-41:00 29:10 31 57:00 =27 1-32:30 24 1-58:55 21 2-29:01 21 4-18:55 18 5-09:55 17
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