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Günter Lyhs

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGünter•Lyhs
Used nameGünter•Lyhs
Born20 April 1934 in Sulimy, Warmińsko-Mazurskie (POL)
Measurements160 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsTV Jahn Kierspe, Kierspe (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany

Biography

West German gymnast Günter Lyhs finished seventh with the team in the all-around event and 26th in the individual all-around at the 1960 Roma Olympic Games. He did not advance to any of the individual finals, nor did he do so four years later. In 1964 at Tokyo he earned a bronze medal with the team, while finishing 29th individually. He was later awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in West Germany. Lyhs earned 19 West German national titles between 1960 and 1967. By profession, he owned a sports shop in Kierspe together with his wife Renate.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Günter Lyhs
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 26
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 7
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =24 r1/2
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =26 r1/2
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 18 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =33 r1/2
Rings, Men (Olympic) =39 r1/2
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =65 r1/2
1964 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Günter Lyhs
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 29
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 3 Bronze
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =23 r1/2
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =16 r1/2
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =30 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =50 r1/2
Rings, Men (Olympic) =31 r1/2
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =72 r1/2