Hans Lahr

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohann "Hans"•Lahr
Used nameHans•Lahr
Born21 January 1913 in Friesovy Boudy, Strážné, Královéhradecký kraj (CZE)
Died24 February 1942 in near Rudnja, Smolensk (RUS)
AffiliationsWSV Harrachsdorf-Neuwelt, Harrachov (CZE)
NOC Czechoslovakia
Nationality Czechia


Hans Lahr was a Czechoslovak skier and ski jumper. Lahr competed in two events at the 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Olympics. Lahr finished in ninth place in the Nordic combined. Lahr also competed in the ski jump where he finished in 32nd place.

Lahr was an ethnic German and fought for the Wehrmacht following the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia at the start of World War II. Lahr was killed in action in February 1942 while fighting on the Eastern Front.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1936 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) TCH CZE Hans Lahr
Individual, Men (Olympic) 9
Ski Jumping (Skiing) TCH CZE Hans Lahr
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 32

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