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Hans Stelges

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans Ludwig•Stelges
Used nameHans•Stelges
Born6 June 1901 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died17 December 1986 in Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
AffiliationsTuS Bochum, Bochum (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

German marathon runner was the best German finisher in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympic marathon, placing 19th. Earlier that year he was runner-up at the German Marathon Championships, the reason he was chosen for the Games. By profession Stelges was trained as a bank clerk and later became General Director of an insurance company in Köln (Cologne).

Personal Best: Mar – 2-45:27 (1928).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Hans Stelges
Marathon, Men (Olympic) 19