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Hans Pfann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans•Pfann
Used nameHans•Pfann
Born14 September 1920 in Nürnberg, Bayern (GER)
Died9 September 2021 in Neuötting, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsTSV 1852 Neuötting, Neuötting (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany

Biography

West German gymnast Hans Pfann participated at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He finished fourth in the all-around team event and finished 33rd in the all-around individual competition. At Melbourne four years later he finished fifth with the team and 29th in the individual all-around. He married Lydia Zeitlhofer directly after the Helsinki Games. In November 2018 he became the oldest living German Olympian and in September 2020 celebrated his 100th birthday.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Hans Pfann
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 33
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 4
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =71
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =83
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =23
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =51
Rings, Men (Olympic) 18
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 21
1956 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) GER FRG Hans Pfann
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 29
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 5
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =33
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =33
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 23
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =48
Rings, Men (Olympic) =23
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =28

Olympic family relations

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