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Wilhelm Schmitz : forgotten "Olympian" of the 1896 Games / Dietrich Quanz, Stephan Wassong


Wassong, Stephan | Quanz, Dietrich R.

This article is about Wilhelm Schmitz, a 20 year old merchant who would today be described as a volunteer. With other members of the Philadelphia Association, he looked after the German participants at the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens, and at the Opening of the Games he sang the Olympic hymn.

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