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Max Goetze

Biographical information

Medals OG IG
Gold 0 0
Silver 1 1
Bronze 0 0
Total 1 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameMax Richard Paul•Goetze
Used nameMax•Goetze
Born13 October 1880 in Toruń, Kujawsko-Pomorskie (POL)
Died29 October 1944 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
AffiliationsBerliner Bicycle Club 1897/Germania Bicycle Club Berlin
NOC Germany

Biography

Cyclists Max and his brother Bruno Götze won the silver medal in the tandem sprint at the 1906 Athina Olympics just ahead of their teammates Karl Arnold and Otto Küpferling. Max also competed in four individual events in Athina, and was finishing fifth in the 5 km and eighth in the time trial. He did not finish the road race and was eliminated in the heats of the sprint. In 1908 Max Götze returned to the Olympics in London, winning his second silver medal in the team pursuit. He also started in the tandem sprint with his non-relative Otto Götze, but did not qualify for the final. He also was eliminated in the heats over 5 km.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Cycling Road (Cycling) GER Max Goetze
Road Race, Individual, Men (Intercalated) AC
Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Max Goetze
Sprint, Men (Intercalated) 2 h4 r1/4
333⅓ metres Time Trial, Men (Intercalated) =8
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Intercalated) Bruno Goetze 2 Silver
5,000 metres, Men (Intercalated) 5
1908 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Max Goetze
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Otto Götze 3 h1 r2/3
Team Pursuit, 1,980 yards, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h5 r1/2

Olympic family relations