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Hans Lutz

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHans•Lutz
Used nameHans•Lutz
Born31 March 1949 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsStuttgarter SC, Stuttgart (GER)
NOC West Germany


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.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) FRG Hans Lutz
Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1976 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) FRG Hans Lutz
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) West Germany 1 Gold