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Georg von Kaufmann

Full name: N. Georg von Kaufmann
Nickname(s): Schorsch Kaufmann
Gender: Male
Born: May 24, 1907 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Died: May 3, 1972 in Giebing, Bernau am Chiemsee, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Bayrischzell
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cross Country Skiing


Skier Georg von “Schorsch” Kaufmann was the flag-bearer of the German team at the 1936 Garmisch Winter Olympics. He finished 20th in the 18 km cross country event. Von Kaufmann was a forester, athlete and mountaineer, folk musician, folk dance collector and dance master in Upper Bavaria. In 1952 he completed the first winter ascent of the east wall of the Watzmann, the third highest mountain in Germany.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 28 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Men's 18 kilometres Germany GER 20

Men's 18 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Winter 28 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 20 1-22:39
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