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Helmut Böck

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelmut•Böck
Used nameHelmut•Böck
Born14 February 1931 in Wank, Nesselwang, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsSK Nesselwang, Nesselwang (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Nordic skier Helmut Böck was the German flagbearer at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics. He took part in the Nordic combined and the 18 km cross country but failed to finish in both events. At Cortina d’Ampezzo in 1956 he came 19th in the Nordic combined. His father Ludwig Böck also was an Olympian, participating in the 1928 St. Moritz Winter Olympics. Helmut was the German Nordic combined champion in 1955, and later co-ordinated the construction of the ski and biathlon stadium in Nesselwang and in 2007 was the president of Skiclub Nesselwang.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER FRG Helmut Böck
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) AC
Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER FRG Helmut Böck
Individual, Men (Olympic) AC
1956 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER FRG Helmut Böck
Individual, Men (Olympic) 19

Other participations

Games Role NOC Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony GER FRG Helmut Böck

Olympic family relations