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Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau

Full name: Wilhelm Albrecht Carlotto Alexander von Hohenau
Gender: Male
Born: November 27, 1884 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: April 11, 1957 in Rissen, Hamburg, Germany
Title: Count
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Wilhelm, Count von Hohenau was an active officer in the Royal Prussian Army and a show jumper. He came in sixth in the individual event at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics on his horse [Pretty Girl], and won a bronze medal in team jumping.

Count von Hohenau attended various schools and the cadet corps in Berlin-Lichterfelde. As an active officer he served in the Gardes du Corps, then in Leibkürassier Regiment No. 1 in Wrocław. From 1911-14 he was commandant of the Military Riding Institute in Hannover, where he worked as a riding teacher from 1918-20 after the end of World War I. For decades, Count von Hohenau was considered Germany's most successful show jumper. In the years 1920-33, he earned 227 wins and countless podiums on various courses in Europe. He later worked as a private riding teacher.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Individual Germany GER 6T
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Men's Jumping, Team Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Pretty Girl Final Standings 6T 181 3:19.0

Men's Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS TF/OF T
1912 Summer 27 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Pretty Girl Final Standings 3 177 0/13 3:14.0
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