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Harry Glaß

Full name: Harry Glaß
Nickname(s): Cherry
Gender: Male
Born: October 11, 1930 in Klingenthal, Sachsen, Germany
Died: December 13, 1997 in Rodewisch, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Aufbau Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Ski Jumping

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Harry Glaß was born in Klingenthal but was not related to the other ski jumpers coming from that town. He was the first East German gold medal winner in 1956 at Cortina d’Ampezzo. He won the East German Championships in 1954, 1955, 1956 and 1958. He was coached by Henry Glaß, although they were not related. His career ended after 1960 due to a fall during the Four Hills Tournament at Bergiselschanze, although he attempted a comeback without success. Glaß was a Volkspolizei police man.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping Germany Final Standings 3 224.5
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping Germany Jump 1 1 OB 115.0 83.5 60.0 55.0 18.5 19.0 18.0 18.5 18.0
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Ski Jumping Germany Jump 2 7 109.5 80.5 56.5 53.0 16.5 19.0 17.5 18.0 17.5
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