Albert Amrhein

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Non-starter
Full nameFranz Albert•Amrhein
Used nameAlbert•Amrhein
Born29 December 1870 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
Died20 May 1945 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsSC Frankfurt 1880, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Albert Amrhein was a businessman, serving as chairman and member of the SC Frankfurt 1880, a rugby player (outside forward), and a track & field athlete. He was captain of the rugby team of the SC Frankfurt, losing to France in the final (27-17), winning a silver medal at the 1900 Olympics in Paris. He was also a member of the crew of Southern Germany at the very first representative rugby game, “North vs. South” (Result: 11-3) on 4 November 1900 at Carls-Aue in Kassel. In 1906 Amrhein was made an Honorary Member of SC Frankfurt 1880.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) GER Albert Amrhein
Rugby, Men (Olympic) Frankfurt Club =2 Silver
Athletics GER Albert Amrhein
100 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
400 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS