Peter Bischoff and Hans-Joachim Weise from the Berlin Seglerhaus am Wannsee Association won five of seven regattas with their boat Wannsee at the 1936 Olympic Games off Kiel - Düsternbrook and took second and fourth place each. The two thus won the competition by a large margin over the boats from Sweden and the Netherlands and in 1936 they received the only gold medal for German sailors.
Peter Bischoff was a doctor of medicine and doctor in Berlin. In 1937 he married the opera singer Carla Spletter , who was a member of the ensemble of the Berlin State Opera . After the Second World War, Bischoff moved to Hamburg and set up a doctor's practice there. He is the founder of the Association of North German Urologists. His brother Fritz Bischoff won bronze in the 8-meter boat class in 1936.