Karl-Heinz Irmer

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarl-Heinz George Ludwig Kurt•Irmer
Used nameKarl-Heinz•Irmer
Born22 July 1903 in Bremen, Bremen (GER)
Died8 November 1975 in Bremen, Bremen (GER)
AffiliationsBerliner SC, Club zur Vahr Bremen
NOC Germany


Field hockey player Karl-Heinz Irmer was a member of the first German team to win an Olympic hockey medal, when they beat Belgium 3-0 to win the bronze medal at Amsterdam in 1928. He won six international caps between 1924-28. At club level he played for Club zur Vahr Bremen. By profession, Irmer was a merchant.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Hockey GER Karl-Heinz Irmer
Hockey, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze