Hans-Georg Reimann

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Hans-Georg Reimann
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-R0716-0111, Montreal, XXI. Olympiade, Cierpinski, Reimann, Stadtmüller.jpg
Reimann (left) at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal 20 km racewalk
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Munich 20 km racewalk
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1962 Belgrade 20 km racewalk

Hans-Georg Reimann (born 24 August 1941 in Starrischken, Municipality Heydekrug) is a former East German race walker, who started for the SC Dynamo Berlin and the GDR and won two Olympic medals in 20 km racewalking. He finished third at the Olympic summer games 1972 in Munich (1:27:17 hours) and finished second at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montréal (1:25:14 hours).[1][2]

He won the silver medal (1:36:14.2 hours) at the 1962 European Championships. He - synchronously with Peter Frenkel - went a world record (1:25:19.4 hours). Four years later and he was flag bearer of the GDR team at the opening of the Olympic Games, 1976.[3][4][5]

Reimann became first an engineer for measuring and automatic control. After end of its sportsman career he worked as trainer for racewalkers. After the end of the GDR he became a pharmacy representative and pulled after Neufahrn bei Freising). Reimann started for SC Dynamo Berlin and trained with Max Weber. In its match time he was 1.80 meters large and weighed 65 kg.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thüringer Leichtathletikverband - Lauf, Sprung, Wurf, Mehrkampf in Thüringen". www.tlv-sport.de. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Hans-Georg Reimann". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  3. ^ Hans Reimann
  4. ^ Chronik: Berlin am 23. Juli, Fakten Jahr für Jahr
  5. ^ MÄNNER