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Hans-Joachim Klein

Full name: Hans-Joachim Klein
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 20, 1942 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: DSW 1912, Darmstadt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Hans-Joachim Klein came from Darmstadt and was elected 1965 German Sportsman of the Year. Klein swam for the combined German team at the 1964 Olympics, winning three silver medals in the three relay events, and a bronze in the 100 metre freestyle. He studied industrial engineering, for two years at the University of Southern California, and, after earning a doctoral degree, went into politics. He then worked from 1969-85 with the Hessian Economic and Traffic Ministry, then from 1985-97 with the Darmstadt District Administrator, and eventually was president of the German Olympic Society in 2001-07. Between 1997 and his retirement in 2008 he was the manager of the Supply and Transport Company of Leipzig.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 2 h1 r1/2
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 7
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 2 Silver
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER 2 Silver
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Final 3 54.0
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 54.4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 1 QU 55.3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 2 4:31.6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 3:37.2 52.4 3:37.2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2 QU 3:41.0 55.3 3:41.0

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany GER Final 7 8:31.8 2:08.1 8:31.8
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 3 QU 8:29.4 2:05.8 8:29.4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 7:59.3 1:57.9 7:59.3
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 8:09.7 2:01.9 8:09.7

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 4:01.6 52.7 4:01.6
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 QU 4:06.6 56.7 4:06.6