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Karl Käser

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameKarl•Käser
Used nameKarl•Käser
Born22 March 1874 in Wehr, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died16 August 1904 in Plauen im Vogtland, Sachsen (GER)
NOC Germany


Karl Käser was a German professional cyclist who placed third at the 1896 Swiss road championship. In 1900 he raced six-day races in New York (fourth) and Boston (sixth). He again raced a six-day in New York in 1902, but did not finish. He also placed second that year at the Romanshorn-Genève road race. He was killed in 1904 in an accident during a cycling race in Plauen.

Käser competed at the 1900 Paris Olympics, reaching the third round in the professional sprint, being eliminated in the heats of the professional tandem sprint alongside Bohemian Emanuel Kudela, and also participating in the 3 km handicap race.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Karl Käser
Sprint, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC h6 r3/7
Tandem Sprint, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Emanuel Kudela 2 h8 r1/3
3,000 metres, Handicap, Professionals, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC h1 r1/2

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