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24 Jul 1874 Flomersheim, Germany
Male

Hermann Wilker was a German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a rower in the German boat from Ludwigshafener Ruderverein, which won a bronze medal in the coxed fours final B. At the 1912 Stockholm Summer Olympics Wilker was a member of the gold medal boat coxed fours, outriggers, again with the Ludwigshafener Ruderverein.

Wilker published a textbook Das Rudern (Rowing). Together with Otto Fickeisen he rowed in a coxless pair that was unbeaten in 26 races over five years, winning the German Championships from 1908-12. Wilker was later a longtime board member of the Ludwigshafener...

Hermann in numbers

2
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal:1 Silver medal: Bronze medal:1
  • Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Stockholm
    Stockholm 1912
    • 1 Gold medal
      Rowing
      Coxed Fours, Outriggers
  • Paris
    Paris 1900
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Paris
    Paris 1900
    • 3 Bronze medal
      Rowing
      Coxed Fours