Honoring Those Who Died
This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. David had no expectations of winning a medal but joined the Israeli weightlifting team to realize his dream - a dream which ended tragically. The Memorial is dedicated to his memory and the memory of the ten other athletes.Read More
Did You Know?
In addition to the David Berger Memorial near Cleveland, other memorials in remembrance of David and his fellow athletes killed in Munich exist at the former Olympic Village in Munich, at the military airport, Furstenfeldbruck, where Berger and others died, and at a school in Syndey, Australia.