Karl Kaltenbach

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Intercalated Games
Full nameKarl•Kaltenbach
Used nameKarl•Kaltenbach
Born15 June 1882 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Died22 April 1950 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Measurements184 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsMTV München, München (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals IG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


München-based track & field athlete Carl Kaltenbach took part in the 1906 Athens Games in several different technical disciplines – shot put, discus throw, stone throw and javelin throw, but he was eliminated in qualifying in all the events. Kaltenbach placed 17th in the ancient pentathlon, but won a gold medal with the German team in tug-of-war. In 1902 he set a world record with the 4×100 relay. By profession he was a businessman.

Personal Bests: SP – 12.18 (1910); DT – 36.42 (1907).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics GER Karl Kaltenbach
Pole Vault, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Shot Put, Men (Intercalated) AC
Stone Throw, Men (Intercalated) AC
Discus Throw, Men (Intercalated) AC
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Intercalated) AC
Pentathlon (Ancient), Men (Intercalated) =17
Tug-Of-War GER Karl Kaltenbach
Tug-Of-War, Men (Intercalated) Germany 1 Gold