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Adolf Schirmer

Full name: Ernst Adolf Schirmer
Gender: Male
Born: March 19, 1881
Died: December 28, 1952
Affiliations: Turnverein Pforzheim
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Gymnastics

Biography

German gymnast Adolf Schirmer competed at the 1906 Athina Olympics, finished fifth with the German team, and placed 16th and 18th in the two individual all-around events. He was a member of Turnverein Pforzheim.

Schirmer was a bank clerk working for Sparkasse Pforzheim. In 1913 he moved to Müllheim and became bank director at the Sparkasse Müllheim. He then changed his affiliation to Turnverein Müllheim, also becoming club president. He was one of the most successful gymnasts in Baden in that era. A sports hall is named after him in Müllheim.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around Germany GER 16
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Men's Individual All-Around, 5 Events Germany GER 18T
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Men's Team All-Around Germany GER 5

Men's Individual All-Around

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 16 101
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Parallel Bars NP 18
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Horizontal Bar NP 18
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Horse Vault NP 16
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Rings NP 11
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany High Jump/Long Jump NP 20
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Side Horse NP 18

Men's Individual All-Around, 5 Events

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Final Standings 18T 83
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Parallel Bars NP 18
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Horizontal Bar NP 18
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Horse Vault NP 16
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany Rings NP 11
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany High Jump/Long Jump NP 20

Men's Team All-Around

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1906 Summer 25 Athina Gymnastics Germany GER Final Standings 5 16.25
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