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Hermann Wilker

Full name: Hermann Wilker
Gender: Male
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
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

Men's Coxed Fours, Outriggers

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
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
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