Adalbert Dickhut

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAdalbert•Dickhut
Used nameAdalbert•Dickhut
Born16 May 1923 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died5 April 1995 in Rüsselsheim, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsKT 43, Köln (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


West German gymnast Adalbert Dickhut participated at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He finished fourth in the all-around team event and finished 54th in the all-around individual competition. In 1956 he was the European Champion in the horse vault.

He came to prominence in 1956 when he anchored a television sports program called 10 Minuten mit Adalbert Dickhut (10 minutes with Adalbert Dickhut). The program was made for children and demonstrated simple sport exercises. He also founded the German Gymnast School in Frankfurt on in 1959.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Adalbert Dickhut
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 24
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =32
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =9
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =19
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =75
Rings, Men (Olympic) =45
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =18