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Hansjörg Baltes

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHansjörg•Baltes
Used nameHansjörg•Baltes
Born11 August 1964 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Measurements190 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsMEV, München (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Hansjörg “Jacky” Baltes competed at the 1984 Sarajevo and the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics as a speed skater in the middle- and long-distances, representing West Germany. In 1985, 1987 and 1988 he won West German all-round national titles.

Baltes later became a full professor for computer science at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. His interests were robotics, artificial intelligence, planning, machine learning, and distributed processing. He enjoyed many types of sports, including volleyball, basketball, aikido, tennis, badminton, football (soccer), and ice hockey.

Personal Bests: 500 – 39.42 (1989); 1000 – 1:20.45 (1983); 1500 – 1:56.76 (1988); 5000 – 6:55.11 (1988); 10000 – 14:42.18 (1986).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) FRG Hansjörg Baltes
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 26
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 37
1988 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) FRG Hansjörg Baltes
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 30
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 24
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 27