Alfons Lütke Westhues

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlfons•Lütke Westhues (Hohenbrink-)
Used nameAlfons•Lütke Westhues
Born17 May 1930 in Westbevern, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died8 March 2004 in Warendorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
AffiliationsRuF Gustav Rau, Telgte (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Alfons, brother of August Lütke Westhues, won the gold medal with the West German show jumping team on Ala at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Olympics and finished 11th in the individual event. Both brothers were born under the name Hohenbrink but took the name of their mother in 1947. Since 1953 Alfons owned his own riding stable, and since 1958 he was an operating manager within the Olympic Committee. He later acted as an international riding judge.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Equestrian Olympics Equestrian Jumping (Equestrian) GER FRG Alfons Lütke Westhues
Individual, Open (Olympic) Ala =11
Team, Open (Olympic) Ala / Unified Team of Germany 1 Gold

Olympic family relations