Austria at the
1936 Summer Olympics
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IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Berlin
Competitors234 (217 men and 17 women) in 19 sports
Medals
Ranked 11th
Gold
4
Silver
6
Bronze
3
Total
13
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Austria competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 234 competitors, 217 men and 17 women, took part in 105 events in 19 sports.[1]

Medalists

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Gregor Hradetzky Canoeing Men's Folding K-1 10000m
 Gold Gregor Hradetzky Canoeing Men's K-1 1000m
 Gold Adolf Kainz
Alfons Dorfner
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000m
 Gold Robert Fein Weightlifting Men's Lightweight
 Silver Fritz Landertinger Canoeing Men's K-1 10000m
 Silver Rupert Weinstabl
Karl Proisl
Canoeing Men's C-2 1000m
 Silver Viktor Kalisch
Karl Steinhuber
Canoeing Men's K-2 10000m
 Silver Men's Football Squad Football Men's Football Competition
 Silver Men's Handball Squad Handball Men's Handball Competition
 Silver Josef Hasenöhrl Rowing Men's Single Sculls
 Bronze Rupert Weinstabl
Karl Proisl
Canoeing Men's C-2 10000m
 Bronze Alois Podhajsky Equestrian Individual Dressage
 Bronze Ellen Preis Fencing Women's Individual Foil

Athletics

Main article: Athletics at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Boxing

Main article: Boxing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Canoeing

Main article: Canoeing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Cycling

Main article: Cycling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Ten cyclist, all male, represented Austria in 1936.

Individual road race
Team road race
Sprint
Time trial
Tandem
Team pursuit

Diving

Main article: Diving at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Equestrian

Main article: Equestrian at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Fencing

Main article: Fencing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

15 fencers, 12 men and 3 women, represented Austria in 1936.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Football

Main article: Football at the 1936 Summer Olympics

5 August 1936 (1936-08-05) Round of 16 Austria  3–1  Egypt Berlin
17:30 Steinmetz 4', 65'
Laudon 7'
Report Sakr 85' Stadium: Mommsenstadion
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: Arthur James Jewell (England)
8 August 1936 (1936-08-08) Quarterfinals Peru  4–2 (a.e.t.)  Austria Berlin
17:30 Alcalde 75'
Villanueva 81', 117'
Fernández 119'
Report Wergin 23'
Steinmetz 37'
Stadium: Hertha-BSC Field
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Thoralf Kristiansen (Norway)
Note: The match was suspended on extra time due to pitch invasion. FIFA scheduled a replay match on closed grounds.
11 August 1936 (1936-08-11) Quarterfinals Replay Peru  Walkover  Austria Berlin
Stadium: Hertha-BSC Field
Note: Peru refused to play the match and forfeited the tournament.
11 August 1936 (1936-08-11) Semifinals Poland  1–3  Austria Berlin
17:00 Gad 73' Report Kainberger 14'
Laudon 55'
Mandl 88'
Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 82,000
Referee: Arthur W. Barton (England)
15 August 1936 (1936-08-15) Gold Medal Match Italy  2–1 (a.e.t.)  Austria Berlin
16:00 Frossi 70', 92' Report Kainberger 79' Stadium: Olympiastadion
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: Peco Bauwens (Germany)

Men's Team Competition

Gymnastics

Main article: Gymnastics at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Handball

Main article: Handball at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Modern pentathlon

Main article: Modern pentathlon at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Two male pentathletes represented Austria in 1936.

Rowing

Main article: Rowing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Austria had nine rowers participate in four out of seven rowing events in 1936.[2]

Men's single sculls
Men's double sculls
Men's coxless pair
Men's coxless four

Sailing

Main article: Sailing at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Dietz Angerer O-Jolle 8 17 DSQ 12 5 DSQ 2 86 15

Shooting

Main article: Shooting at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Three shooters represented Austria in 1936.

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Alfred Hämmerle 50 m rifle, prone 281 61
Theodor Janisch 291 32
Alois Navratil 289 40

Swimming

Main article: Swimming at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Water polo

Main article: Water polo at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Weightlifting

Main article: Weightlifting at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Wrestling

Main article: Wrestling at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Art competitions

Main article: Art competitions at the 1936 Summer Olympics

References

  1. ^ "Austria at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Austria Rowing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2018.