Hans Lutz was a track cyclist who won two Olympic medals, the first at the 1972 München Olympics in the individual pursuit, and the second, four years later in Montréal as a member of the 4-man West German pursuit team. From 1973-75 he also won three World pursuit titles, and in 1974 won the individual pursuit gold medal. He added a pursuit silver at the 1977 Worlds. In 1973 the pursuit squad was elected Team of the Year. Lutz also won eight West German national titles, and later became a promoter of cycling events and owner of a bicycle shop in Böblingen. From 2012-18 he was president of the Württemberg Cycling Association.