Hans Matthiae

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHans•Matthiae
Used nameHans•Matthiae
Born22 December 1884 in Bernburg (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Died21 November 1948 in West-Berlin, Berlin (GER) 
AffiliationsBRC, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


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. Hans Matthiae was on the bronze medal-winning boat. In 1912 the boat won the German title, in 1911 it finished second, while in 1913 they came in third. In 1911, Matthiae was also German Champion with the coxless fours, and in 1912 he finished second with the coxless pairs together with Walter Dehn.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Rowing GER Hans Matthiae
Eights, Men (Olympic) Berliner Ruderverein von 1876 3 Bronze