Hannelore Weygand

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHannelore•Weygand
Used nameHannelore•Weygand
Born30 October 1924 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died18 December 2017 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Hannelore Weygand, with Perkunos, won the silver medal in the team dressage at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Olympics. It was the first time that a German dressage team was an all-women trio. The team consisted of Weygand, Liselott Linsenhoff and Anneliese Küppers. Individually Weygand came ninth. Coached on the private property owned by the well-known millionaire and publisher Axel Springer, and his third wife Rosemarie. In 1953 and 1955 Weygand won the CHIO in Rotterdam. She later became a horse breeder.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Equestrian Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) GER FRG Hannelore Weygand
Individual, Open (Olympic) Perkunos 9
Team, Open (Olympic) Perkunos / Unified Team of Germany 2 Silver