Berndt Katter

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBerndt Leopold•Katter
Used nameBerndt•Katter
Born15 October 1932 in Espoo (FIN)
Died20 July 2014 in Turku (FIN)
Measurements171 cm / 65-67 kg
NOC Finland

Biography

During his career as a modern pentathlete, Berndt Katter competed in three major international tournaments – at the 1956 Olympics, where he won bronze in team competition and was 16th in individual competition; at the 1959 World championships, where he won silver in team competition and was fifth individually; and at the 1960 Olympics, where he was fourth in the team competition and 12th individually. Domestically Katter never won a Finnish title in modern pentathlon, winning silver in 1959 and bronzes in 1958 and 1960, but he won one Finnish title in water polo. Katter also was known as a national level épée fencer and swimmer.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon FIN Berndt Katter
Individual, Men (Olympic) 16
Team, Men (Olympic) Finland 3 Bronze
1960 Summer Olympics Modern Pentathlon FIN Berndt Katter
Individual, Men (Olympic) 12
Team, Men (Olympic) Finland 4
Fencing FIN Berndt Katter
Épée, Team, Men (Olympic) Finland DNS