Hartmut Faust

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHartmut•Faust
Used nameHartmut•Faust
Born16 May 1965 in Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements181 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsKSG Wuppertal, Wuppertal (GER)
NOC West Germany


West German flatwater canoeist Hartmut Faust finished seventh in the C-1 500 at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. At Seoul in 1988 he competed together with his brother Wolfram and placed fifth in the C-2 1,000, while at 500 metres they failed to reach the final. In the C-2 1,000 they won a bronze medal at the 1986 Flatwater World Championships.

From 1985-90 Hartmut and his brother won national titles in the C-2 500 and also the C-2 1,000. In 1989 Hartmut Faust joined another partner with non-Olympian Thomas Faulstich in the C-2 1,000. Hartmut Faust later owned a piano producing company in Wuppertal.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) FRG Hartmut Faust
Canadian Singles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) 7
1988 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) FRG Hartmut Faust
Canadian Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) Wolfram Faust 4 h3 r3/4
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Wolfram Faust 5

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