Hans Eicke

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFriedrich William Andreas Victor "Hans"•Eicke
Used nameHans•Eicke
Born1 December 1885 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (GER)
Died22 August 1947 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements169 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsBerliner SC, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany


Running the second leg, Hans Eicke won a silver medal in the 1,600 medley relay in London in 1908, with Arthur Hoffmann, Otto Trieloff and Hanns Braun, after having dominated the Dutch team in the heats. He also started over 100 metres but was eliminated in the heats. After World War I Dr. Eicke ran an established medical practice in his hometown of Berlin. He died two years after World War II ended.

Personal Best: 100 – 11.2 (1908).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Hans Eicke
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h7 r1/3
1,600 metres Medley Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver