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Fritz Ganz

Full name: Friedrich "Fritz" Ganz
Gender: Male
Born: February 20, 1916 in Embrach, Zürich, Switzerland
Died: March 31, 1992 in Embrach, Zürich, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Fritz Ganz had a brief career as a cyclist. His brother, Hermann Ganz, achieved more success, winning the Swiss Sprint Championship in 1938 and 1940 and placing second in that event in 1939, 1942, and 1946. Although Fritz Ganz’s cycling career was short, he achieved much in his hometown of Embrach, in the very northern border of Switzerland. He was an electrician who served on the boards of the EWZ and NOK electrical unions. He became a politician in the town, serving as mayor of the town, 16 years as chairman of the Embrach Primary School, chairman of the Retirement Home Commission, as a board member of KZU, a member of the Zürich State Council, chairman of the State National Council, and as a member of the National Council of Switzerland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Cycling Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres Switzerland SUI 9T

Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank M
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Cycling Switzerland SUI Round One Repêchage Heat Two 2 at 1 length
1936 Summer 20 Berlin Cycling Switzerland SUI Round One Heat Three 2 at 1½ lengths
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