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Heinz Wöltje

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
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

Biography

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.

Results

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