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Walther Meienreis

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarl Hermann Walther•Meienreis
Used nameWalther•Meienreis
Born4 November 1877 in Görlitz, Sachsen (GER)
Died2 December 1943 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
AffiliationsBerliner Offizier Fecht- und Reitclub
NOC(s) Germany


German fencer Walther Meienreis competed in individual épée at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, but was eliminated in the first round. With the German sabre team Meienreis qualified for the semi-finals but missed the final. Meienreis wrote two textbooks about fencing in 1914. During Woirld War II he worked for the High Command of the German Navy (Oberkommando der Marine - OKM) and died of a heart attack in 1943.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1912 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic 5 p16 r1/4 Representing Germany    
  Sabre, Team, Men Olympic Germany =7