|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||30 April 1912 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)|
|Died||January 1996 in Hannover, Niedersachsen (GER)|
|Affiliations||FC Hermannia, Frankfurt am Main (GER)|
Épée fencer Erwin Kroggel did not advance to the second round in the individual event at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. The German épée champion five times in 1941, 1943, 1951-52 and 1954, Kroggel participated in the 1954 World Championships in Luxembourg. In 1951 and again in 1960, he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf.
Kroggel was a policeman by profession before World War II. He also was engaged in handball, athletics and modern pentathlon. During the war he worked in Office IV of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (Reich Security Central Office) with the rank of SS-Hauptsturmbannführer. He worked in the “Gestapo - Fighting against enemies” department. He survived the war unscathed, was never accused for his war crimes, and became a bank clerk.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1952 Summer Olympics||Fencing||GER||FRG||Erwin Kroggel|
|Épée, Individual, Men (Olympic)||7 p7 r1/4|