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Hermann Zander

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHermann•Zander
Used nameHermann•Zander
Born10 November 1912 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died24 February 1973
AffiliationsKölner RV von 1877, Köln (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


West German rower Hermann Zander finished fifth, and last, in the final with the coxed eights at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. With his club Kölner Ruderverein von 1877 he won the German national title in 1952. Zander earlier rowed in the coxed pairs, when he was still living in Berlin. In 1940 he came second at the German Championships with Berliner Ruderclub.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Rowing GER FRG Hermann Zander
Eights, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 5