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Heinz Wöltje

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinz•Wöltje
Used nameHeinz•Wöltje
Born4 January 1902 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)
Died26 September 1968 in Windhoek (NAM)
AffiliationsDHC Hannover, Hannover (GER)
NOC Germany


Heinz Wöltje was a defender and 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 12 international caps between 1925-29.

Wöltje was in 1949 the co-founder of the Deutscher Hockey-Bund and was its treasurer from 1949-65. He was also for a long time, president of the hockey club DHC Hannover. By profession, Wöltje became a wealthy constructor.


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