Erland Koch

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErland•Koch
Used nameErland•Koch
Born3 January 1867 in Günsdorf, Sachsen (GER)
Died29 April 1945 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
AffiliationsDSSC Derneburg
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


German sports shooter Erland Koch won a bronze medal in team trap at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, finishing 12th individually. Koch also competed in the running deer single shot and double shot events and finished 13th and 17th. He died in the last days of World War II only one day before Hitler’s suicide in 1945 in Berlin.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GER Erland Koch
Running Target, Single Shot, Men (Olympic) 13
Running Target, Double Shot, Men (Olympic) 17
Trap, Men (Olympic) 12
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze

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