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Rudolf Potsch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRudolf•Potsch
Used nameRudolf•Potsch
Born15 June 1937 in Brno (CZE)
Measurements185 cm / 83 kg
AffiliationsKometa Brno, Brno (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czech Republic

Biography

Rudolf Potsch was an offensive defenseman who started his career with SK Kralovo Pole in 1955, but moved to RH Brno in the 1956-57 season. He played for Brno through the 1968-69 season, and then played three years in Germany with Düsseldorfer EC. He then returned to Brno where he played with Ingstav Brno for two seasons before retiring in 1974. In his Czechoslovak League career, Potsch played in 396 games, scoring 153 goals and 290 points. With Düsseldorfer, he played in 92 games, scoring 26 goals and 45 points. Potsch competed for Czechoslovakia at the 1960 and 1964 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in 1964. He competed at four World Championships, winning silver medals in 1961 and 1965-66, and a bronze medal in 1963.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) TCH CZE Rudolf Potsch
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 4
1964 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) TCH CZE Rudolf Potsch
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) Czechoslovakia 3 Bronze

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