Hermann von Valta

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHermann•von Valta
Used nameHermann•von Valta
Born27 August 1900 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Died27 November 1968 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsSC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany


Hermann von Valta was a member of the Germany I four-man bob team at the 1936 Garmisch Winter Olympics which finished a disappointing seventh. He also finished fifth, with Hanns Kilian, in the two-man event. He also won two gold medals in the four-man event at the 1934 and 1935 World Championships (1934, 1935). Von Valta later became president of the Agricultural Office and the Agricultural School in Augsburg.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) GER Hermann von Valta
Two, Men (Olympic) Hanns Kilian 5
Four, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 7

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