Hans Stelges

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohannes Ludwig "Hans"•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


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).


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