Germany had two eights compete in the 1912 Stockholm Olympic regatta, one from Berliner Ruderverein von 1876, winning the bronze medal, and one from Sport Borussia Berlin. Both rowed against each other in the second heat of the quarter-finals, and Sport Borussia Berlin lost the race. Werner Dehn was on the bronze medal-winning boat. In 1912 the boat won the German title, while it placed second in 1911, and in 1913 they came in third. In 1911, Dehn was also German Champion with the coxless fours, and in 1912 he finished second in coxless pairs together with Hans Matthiae.