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Alwin Schockemöhle

Medal record
Alwin Schockemöhle with Zukunft, puissance competition, Wilhelmshaven (West Germany), ca. 1965
Alwin Schockemöhle with Zukunft, puissance competition, Wilhelmshaven (West Germany), ca. 1965
Olympic Games
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Gold 1960 Rome Team jumping
Competitor for 22x20px West Germany
Bronze 1968 Mexico City Team jumping
Silver 1976 Montreal Team jumping
Gold 1976 Montreal Individual jumping
European Championships

Silver 1963 Rome Individual jumping
Bronze 1965 Aachen Individual jumping
Bronze 1967 Rotterdam Individual jumping
Silver 1969 Hickstead Individual jumping
Silver 1973 Hickstead Individual jumping
Gold 1975 Munich Individual jumping
Gold 1975 Munich Team jumping

Alwin Schockemöhle (born May 29, 1937 in Meppen) is a former German show-jumper.

He was a successful international show-jumper in the 1960s and 1970s at individual and team events in Olympic Games and European Championships. Paul Schockemöhle is his younger brother.



He won his first Olympic gold medal in 1960 on the show jumping team, followed in 1968 by a bronze medal.

At the 1976 Summer Olympics, he won both gold in the individual and a silver medal with the German team which he was part of with his brother. He has several times been crowned champion of Europe and Germany.

Major achievements


  • Olympic Games
    • 1960 in Rome: Gold medal team, individual 26th on Ferdl
    • 1968 in Mexiko City: Bronze medal team, individual 7th on Donald Rex
    • 1976 in Montreal: Silver medal team, Gold medal individual on Warwick Rex
  • European Championships
    • 1963 in Rome Bronze medal team, Silver medal individual on Ferdl and Freiherr
    • 1965 in Aachen: Bronze medal individual on Freiherr
    • 1967 in Rotterdam: Bronze medal individual on Donald Rex and Pesgö
    • 1969 in Hickstead: Silver medal individual on Donald Rex and Wimpel
    • 1973 in Hickstead: Silver medal individual on Rex the Robber and Weiler
    • 1975 in Munich: Gold medal team, Gold medal individual on Warwick Rex
  • Multiple:
    • Four times German champion (1961, 1963, 1967, 1975)
    • Thrice champion of the Grand Prix of Aachen (1962 on Freiherr, 1968 on Donald Rex and 1969 on Wimpel)
    • Thrice champion of the German Jumping Derby in Hamburg (1957, 1969, 1971)


  1. Datenbase on the homepage of the IOC May 2006
  2. www.sport-komplett.de May 2006
  3. Siegerliste CHIO Aachen May 2006


  • Eckhard F. Schröter: Das Glück dieser Erde. Leben and Karriere deutscher Springreiter.. Fischer-Taschenbuch-Verlag, Frankfurt a. M. 1980, ISBN 3-596-23019-5

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