The Rise and Fall of Albert Richter

When a man defies a fascist regime by refusing to represent it in the sport he excels in, he’s making a powerful statement about his own beliefs and the courage to back them up. When that regime is the Nazi party, it is a veritable death sentence. Albert Richter was a German track cycling champion in the 1930s who refused to represent the Nazi party and he paid for his convictions with his life.

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