Hans-Günther Vosseler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHans-Günther•Vosseler
Used nameHans-Günther•Vosseler
Born5 February 1949 in Paderborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements174 cm / 70 kg
Affiliations1. Paderborner Schwimmverein, Paderborn (GER)
NOC West Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Hans-Günther Vosseler was a member of the West German 4x200 m freestyle relay team that won the silver medal at the 1972 München Olympics. He was also a member of the 4x100 m squad, but swam only in the heats, not in the final, when the squad finished sixth. At the 1970 European Championships, he also swam in the heats of the 4x200 m freestyle relay, but not in the final, when the four went on to win gold. In 1972, Vosseler was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) FRG Hans-Günther Vosseler
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 6
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 2 Silver

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