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Rudolf Stahl

Full name: Rudolf Wilhelm Stahl
Nickname(s): Rudi
Gender: Male
Born: February 11, 1912 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Died: June 7, 1984 in Groß-Gerau, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Militär-SV Darmstadt
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Field handball was only part of the Olympic program once, at the 1936 Berlin Games. The German Reich dominated their two preliminary round matches, beating Hungary 22-0 and then the USA 29-1, before winning all three matches in the final round, including a 10-6 win over Austria in the deciding match that won the gold medal. Rudolf Stahl, by profession was a policeman, and he played six international matches, two of them in Berlin. In 1934 he won the German Championship with his home club Polizeisportverein Darmstadt.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Handball Men's Handball Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Handball Germany GER Final Round Match #4 1 1936-08-12 GER 16, SUI 6 0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Handball Germany GER Group A Match #1 1 1936-08-06 GER 22, HUN 0 0
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