Hanns-Henning Fastrich

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHanns-Henning•Fastrich
Used nameHanns-Henning•Fastrich
Born23 August 1963 in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements184 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsGladbacher HTC, Mönchengladbach (GER)
NOC West Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Hanns-Henning Fastrich was a member of the West German field hockey team that won the silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, after losing to Great Britain 3-1 in the final. Fastrich won 69 international caps (including 10 indoor) between 1984-91. He was European Indoor Champion in 1991 and 1994, and won the Champions Trophy in 1986 and 1987. In 1987, the team also won bronze at the Europeans.

Domestically, Fastrich played with Mönchengladbacher HTC, winning the German Championships in 1981, and the indoor title in 1988. Fastrich later studied economics and worked with Volkswagen AG and Carl Kühne KG, becoming head of finance, controlling, and IT.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Hockey FRG Hanns-Henning Fastrich
Hockey, Men (Olympic) West Germany 2 Silver