Peter Bischoff

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Peter Bischoff sailing

Congress of North German Urologists (Kiel 56.729) .jpg
Peter Bischoff (2nd from left) in Kiel in 1974

Nationality: German Reich NSGerman Reich (Nazi era) German Empire
Birthday: March 24, 1904
Date of death: July 1, 1976
Place of death: Hamburg , FR GermanyGermany Federal RepublicFederal Republic of Germany 
Society: Association Seglerhaus am Wannsee
Boat classes: star
Medal table
Olympic games 1 × gold 0 × silver 0 × bronze
Olympic rings Olympic games
gold Berlin 1936 star

Peter Bischoff (born March 24, 1904 ; † July 1, 1976 in Hamburg ) was a German regatta sailor who took part in the 1936 Olympic Games and won gold in the Star Boat Class.

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.


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Individual evidence

  1. Volker Kluge: Olympic Summer Games. Die Chronik I. S. 916, note 402