Martin Beck

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMartin•Beck
Used nameMartin•Beck
Born25 October 1933 in Füssen, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsEV Füssen, Füssen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Martin Beck was a member of the West German ice hockey team that finished sixth in the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. He played for EV Füssen, one of the best West German ice hockey clubs after World War II. With Füssen he won seven consecutive national titles 1953-59. The finest moment of his career was in finishing second to Sweden in the 1953 World Championship final, which was West Germany’s best ever finish at the Worlds. Beck later coached second league club Augsburger EV and led them into the Bundesliga. He won 57 international caps and was inducted into the German Hockey Hall of Fame. After his sporting career he studied medicine and subsequently had his own dental practice.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) GER FRG Martin Beck
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 6

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