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Achim Schneider

Full name: Hans-Joachim "Achim" Schneider
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: July 31, 1934 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: DSV 98, Duisburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Related Olympians: Son of Hans Schneider.

Biography

Achim Schneider 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 DSV 98 Duisburg. In 1958, 1961 and 1962 Schneider helped Duisburg to win the West German Championships. He later moved to 1. FC Nürnberg.

His father [Hans] participated in the 1936 Berlin Olympics also as a water polo player. Achim later coached water polo teams in Gelnhausen.

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 #5 1T 1956-12-04 YUG 2, GER 2
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 0
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1960-09-02 GER 4, USA 3 2
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Classification Round 5-8 Match #4 1 1960-09-03 GER 6, NED 5 4
1960 Summer 26 Roma Water Polo Germany GER Group B Match #2 2 1960-08-25 URS 5, GER 4 1
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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