Full name: Hermann Wilker
Born: July 24, 1874 in Flomersheim, Frankenthal, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: December 28, 1941 in Mundenheim, Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: Ludwigshafener RV, Ludwigshafen (GER)
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)
Hermann Wilker was a German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a rower in the German boat from Ludwigshafener Ruderverein, which won a bronze medal in the coxed fours final B. At the 1912 Stockholm Summer Olympics Wilker was a member of the gold medal boat coxed fours, outriggers, again with the Ludwigshafener Ruderverein.
Wilker published a textbook Das Rudern (Rowing). Together with [Otto Fickeisen] he rowed in a coxless pair that was unbeaten in 26 races over five years, winning the German Championships from 1908-12. Wilker was later a longtime board member of the Ludwigshafener RV. He participated again at the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics as a rowing referee.
|1900 Summer||25||Paris||Rowing||Men's Coxed Fours||Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1||GER||3||Bronze|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Rowing||Men's Coxed Fours, Outriggers||Ludwigshafener Ruderverein||GER||1||Gold|
|1900 Summer||25||Paris||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1||GER||Final Round||6:05.0|
|1900 Summer||25||Paris||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruder Verein-1||GER||Round One||Heat One||6:14.0|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruderverein||GER||Final Round||6:59.4|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruderverein||GER||Semi-Finals||Heat One||6:59.0|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruderverein||GER||Quarter-Finals||Heat Four||7:14.4|
|1912 Summer||37||Stockholm||Rowing||Ludwigshafener Ruderverein||GER||Round One||Heat Six||7:06.6|