Alfred Post

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlfred•Post
Used nameAlfred•Post
Born20 August 1926 in Ochtrup, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died7 March 2013 in Gronau, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
AffiliationsRheydter SV, Mönchengladbach (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


In the 1952 Helsinki Olympic football tournament, West Germany beat Egypt 3-1 in the first round before a surprising 4-2 extra time win over Brazil in the quarter-final. They lost 1-3 to Yugoslavia in the semi-final and missed out on a medal after Sweden beat them 2-0 in the bronze medal match.

Defender Alfred Post played in the Oberliga West for Rheydter SV (1950-53) and in the Oberliga North for Eintracht Nordhorn (1954-59). He won 20 German amateur international caps. Post, who earned his living as a textile engineer, later played tennis.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Football (Football) GER FRG Alfred Post
Football, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4