Bernhard Kempa (19 November 1920 – 20 July 2017) was a German handball player and coach. He became world champion in field handball in 1952 and 1955 as a national team player. He was born in Opole, Upper Silesia. Kempa made a significant contribution as the outstanding player.
Until his career as a player in 1957, Kempa won the championship in Göppingen one more time in the hall (1955) and in the field (1957). As a Göppinger coach, he did so in the indoor handball five more times (1958-1961, 1970), and Kempa also took the Europapokal in 1960.
In 2011, Kempa was admitted to Germany's Sports Hall of Fame.
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