Gerhard Bock

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGerhard Heinrich Ludwig•Bock
Used nameGerhard•Bock
Born6 March 1879 in List, Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
Died6 May 1945 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
AffiliationsPSC Bärenzwinger Berlin
NOC Germany


German sports shooter Gerhard Bock won gold with the German free pistol team at the 1909 World Championships held in Hamburg. One year later he won a bronze medal in the same event at the 1910 Worlds. At his only Olympic appearance he finished seventh in the team dueling pistol at the 1912 Stockholm Games. He also finished 44th in the individual free pistol event. Bock competed for PSC Bärenzwinger Berlin. He wrote several textbooks about modern weapons.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GER Gerhard Bock
Free Pistol, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 44
Dueling Pistol, 30 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 7

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