Rasenkraftsport


European Championship of the Internationaler Kraftsportverband

The Internationaler Kraftsportverband (English: International Strength Sport Federation) existed 1920 - 1923. One European Championship was organized in Offenbach GER on 1921, Jun 11-13. Besides Weightlifting and Wrestling there were also events of stone putting (16,67 kg), weight throwing (12,5 kg) and hammer throwing (7,26 kg).
Another such European Championship was organized by the German federation on 1924, Sep 05-08 Neunkirchen GER (in two weight classes L=Lightweight < 67,5 kg, H=Heavyweight > 82,5 kg).
Only a handful of foreign athletes competed at these championships.

Stone putting

 

European Champion

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2nd place

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3rd place

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1921 WENNINGER Fritz GER 9,42 GEIER Xaver GER 8,78 VELHORN Josef GER 8,18
1924L JUCHEM Karl GER 7,28 ACKERMANN Rudolf GER 6,62 ROTH Otto GER 6,25
1924H GEIER Xaver GER 9,42 CHRISTMANN Josef GER 7,66 KERN Georg GER 7,16

Weight throwing

 

European Champion

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2nd place

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3rd place

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1921 FURTWENGLER Max GER 16,68 RIEKER Anton GER 16,26 MÜNCH Josef GER 14,82
1924L KRAUS Karl GER 15,40 ACKERMANN Rudolf GER 12,57 FURTWENGLER Hans GER 11,87
1924H GEIER Xaver GER 14,99 STEINMETZ Hermann GER 14,03 WEININGER Karl GER 12,52

Hammer throwing

 

European Champion

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2nd place

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3rd place

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1921 FURTWENGLER Max GER 39,55 STEINMETZ Hermann GER 33,35 SPEIGEL Georg GER 28,07
1924L SCHMIDT Karl GER 33,03 FURTWENGLER Hans GER 32,66 KRAUS Karl GER 31,10
1924H STEINMETZ Hermann GER 33,95 GEIER Xaver GER 30,15 WEININGER Karl GER 12,52


Remark: On this website you will only find events of the early days of the sport not the European Championships of „Rasenkraftsport” of today.

Last modified: 06.11.14