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Günter Jäger

Biographical information

Full nameGünter•Jäger
Used nameGünter•Jäger
Born21 December 1935
AffiliationsFortuna Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


The West German soccer team at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics was part of the mixed German team that was defeated 2-1 by the Soviet Union in the first round and immediately eliminated. Defender Günter Jäger was a substitute and did not play. From 1955-63 he played for Fortuna Düsseldorf, and from 1963-66 Wuppertaler SV. After the 1958 World Cup he played his only international match in a 2-1 win over Denmark. Jäger trained as a house painter.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Summer Olympics Football (Football) GER FRG Günter Jäger
Football, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany DNS