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Albert Hassler

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlbert•Hassler
Used nameAlbert•Hassler
Born2 November 1903 in Chamonix, Haute-Savoie (FRA)
Died22 September 1994 in Plaisir, Yvelines (FRA)
AffiliationsChamonix HC, Chamonix (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Albert Hassler competed with the French ice hockey team in three Olympic Winter Games, in 1924, 1928, and 1936. At the 1923 European Championships he won a silver medal with his team, winning gold in 1924. At home, he played for his hometown club, the Chamonix HC, winning the French title seven times – 1923, 1925-1927, 1929-1931. At the 1924 Winter Olympics, Hassler also competed in speed skating, but he withdrew after the first event, the 500 m. Since 1978, the Albert Hassler trophy has been awarded to the best French player in the top French League. In 2009 he was inducted into the French Hockey Hall of Fame. His daughter Nicole won four medals at European and World Championships in figure skating. She also competed at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics.

Personal Bests: 500 – 47.8 (1926); 1500 – 2:36.6 (1927); 5000 – 9:28.6 (1927); 10000 – 19:10.8 (1926).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) FRA Albert Hassler
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) France =5
Speed Skating (Skating) FRA Albert Hassler
500 metres, Men (Olympic) 18
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
Allround, Men (Olympic) AC
1928 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) FRA Albert Hassler
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) France =8
1936 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) FRA Albert Hassler
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) France =9

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