Hans-Georg Reimann

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans-Georg•Reimann
Used nameHans-Georg•Reimann
Born24 August 1941 in Stariškė (LTU)
Measurements180 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany Germany
Nationality East Germany

Biography

Race walker Hans-Georg Reimann was a four-time Olympian from 1964-76, winning the silver medal in the 20 km in 1976, when he was also the flagbearer for East Germany at the Opening Ceremony. He had won a bronze medal in 1972. He won another silver medal at the 1962 Europeans, was disqualified in 1966, and finished fifth both in 1969 and 1971, all over 20 km. Domestically Reimann earned five East German titles. He also set three world records.

Reimann was first educated as an engineer for measuring and control technology, but he later worked as a race walking coach. After German reunification he became a distribution agent for pharmacies. He was the brother-in-law of his teammate Christoph Höhne, after marrying his sister Ingrid.

Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-25:14 (1976).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics GER GDR Hans-Georg Reimann
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 12
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Hans-Georg Reimann
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 7
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Hans-Georg Reimann
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Hans-Georg Reimann
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1976 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony GDR Hans-Georg Reimann

Olympic family relations

Special Notes