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Hugo Rüster

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCarl Wilhelm Hugo•Rüster
Used nameHugo•Rüster
Born15 January 1872 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
AffiliationsRC Favorite-Hammonia, Hamburg (GER)
NOC Germany


Hugo Rüster was a German rower who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. He was a rower in the German boat from RC Favorite Hammonia, which won a bronze medal in the coxed fours final A. Those rowers were the first German rowers ever winning an Olympic medal. Rüster later moved to Koblenz.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Rowing GER Hugo Rüster
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Favorite Hammonia 3 Bronze
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Favorite Hammonia 3 h3 r1/2