Mauricio Galvao

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMauricio Luis Juan•Galvao
Used nameMauricio•Galvao
Born21 January 1890 in Belgrano (ARG)
Died6 March 1945 in Castelnuovo, Trento (ITA)
AffiliationsUhlenhorster HC, Hamburg (GER)
NOC Germany


Mauricio, brother of Raulino Galvao, was one of the German field hockey players from Uhlenhorster HC. The team, captained by Alfons Brehm, lost to Scotland 4-0 in the first round and then beat France in the game for fifth place 1-0. The German Hockey Association was founded the next year. Galvao was briefly married to tennis player Mieken Rieck, later a prominent sports administrator both in the German and the International Field Hockey Association.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Hockey GER Mauricio Galvao
Hockey, Men (Olympic) Germany 5

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