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German Rowing Clubs in Leipzig

Leipziger Ruderclubs

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[DRV-pennant] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2006
pennant of the Deutscher Ruderverband (DRV, German Rowing Association) See also:

Source:
If source is not given explicitely, all information is available from the flag chart of : Rudersportalmanach 1977.

ARV zu Leipzig

[ARV zu Leipzig (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

Name: Akademischer Ruderverein zu Leipzig e.V.
Located in: Leipzig
Established: 5 April 1992
Description of flag:
It is a 10-stripes flag divided by alternating blue and yellow horizontal stripes starting with a blue one. The flag has a yellow bordure at the top edge and a yellow canton edged blue. In the canton is a black rampant lion armed and tongued red. The lion and the colours of the stripes are taken from the coat of arms of the city of Leipzig.
Source: flag chart
For further information click: club's website.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

Clearly influenced buy the old university banner, see also link to university here
Jan Mertens 9 Apr 2011

RV Sturmvogel

[RV Sturmvogel (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 June 2014

Name: Ruderverein "Sturmvogel" J.P.
Located in: Leipzig
Description of flag:
It was a green over yellow over green horizontal triband. (I have no idea about the meaning of J.P. in the name)
Source: Der Rudersport (weekly); edition I/52/25 December 1912
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 June 2014

RV Triton 1893

[RV Triton 1893 (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

Name: Ruderverein Triton 1893 e.V. Leipzig
Located in: Leipzig
Established: 23 August 1893
Description of flag:
The flag is quarterly divided into blue and yellow being the colours of the city of Leipzig . In the upper hoist quarter is a yellow 5-point star.
Source: flag chart
For further information click: club's website.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

RG Wiking

[RG Wiking Leipzig (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

Name: Rudergesellschaft Wiking Leipzig im SC DHfK e.V.
Located in: Leipzig
Established: 6 April 1919
Description of flag:
It is a 10-stripes flag divided by alternating dark blue and white horizontal stripes starting with a blue one. The dark blue canton contains a yellow parallelogram with a blue "W".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

'Wiking' was dissolved after WWII by East German authorities and re-established by its members as a traditional club in Minden (West Germany) hosted by Mindener RV. After German reunion the club went back to Leipzig and became part of SC DHfK. DHfK is the "Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur", the womb of many olympic champions.
For further information click: club's website.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2011

On 6 April the clubs 'Germania' and Leipziger RV von 1876 merged, forming the RV Wiking. On 6 February 1927 the ARV Leipzig seceded from RV Wiking.
Source: webpage of ARV Leipzig (history)
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2014

RC Germania

[RC Germania Leipzig (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2014

Name: Leipziger R.C. "Germania" von 1866
Located in: Leipzig
Established: 1866
Dissolved: 6 April 1919
Description of flag:
It was a 10-stripes flag, divided by alternating blue and white stripes. In the white canton was a black 6-point star.
Source: Der Rudersport (weekly); edition II/45/5 November 1913
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2014

Leipziger RV 1876

[Leipziger RV 1876 (RC, Germany)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2014

Name: Leipziger RV von 1876 e.V. Located in: Leipzig Established: 1876 Dissolved: 6 April 1919
Description of flag:
It was a yellow over blue over yellow horizontal bicolour with a white inscription "LRV" in the blue stripe. Yellow and blue are the colours of the city of Leipzig.
Source: Der Rudersport (weekly); edition II/46/12 November 1913
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 June 2014


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