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Franz, Baron von Zedlitz und Leipe

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFranz Adolf Eduard Benjamin•von Zedlitz und Leipe
Used nameFranz, Baron•von Zedlitz und Leipe
Born21 April 1876 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Died29 March 1944 in Brochocin, Trzebnica, Dolnośląskie (POL)
AffiliationsDSSC Meinerdingen
NOC Germany


German sports shooter Baron Franz von Zedlitz und Leipe won a bronze medal in the clay pigeon team at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, finishing 7th individually. He died in 1944, somewhere in Poland. He was killed-in-action during World War II.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting GER Franz, Baron von Zedlitz und Leipe
Trap, Men (Olympic) 7
Trap, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze