|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Walter Helmut•Berthold|
|Born||19 April 1911 in Leipzig, Sachsen (GER)|
|Affiliations||FC Sportfreunde Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)|
Field handball was only part of the Olympic program once, at the 1936 Berlin Games. The German Reich dominated their two preliminary round matches, beating Hungary 22-0 and then the USA 29-1, before winning all three matches in the final round, including a 10-6 win over Austria in the deciding match that won the gold medal. Helmut Berthold played three matches and scored 10 goals.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1936 Summer Olympics||Handball||GER||Helmut Berthold|
|Handball, Men (Olympic)||Germany||1||Gold|