Willi Stadel

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilhelm Friedrich "Willi"•Stadel
Used nameWilli•Stadel
Born9 July 1912 in Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died23 March 1999 in Ravensburg, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
AffiliationsTV 1862 Konstanz
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1


Willi Stadel, a German gymnast from Konstanz, won the gold medal with the German team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The twelve exercises were held outdoors in front of 20,000 spectators at Dietrich Eckart Stage, nowadays called Waldbühne. Individually his best result was sixth in the floor exercise and he finished eighth in the all-around competition. In 1940-41 he won seven German titles and in 1950 added another when he won the horizontal bar. His brother Karl also was a well-known gymnast, and was a substitute in Berlin in 1936.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER Willi Stadel
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 8
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =6
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 14
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 18
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 14
Rings, Men (Olympic) 36
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 9