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Hans Martens

Full name: Hans Martens
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: October 30, 1911 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: June 6, 1970 in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: Marine Kiel
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

High jumper Hans Martens could not qualify for the final at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Domestically he had five runner-up finishes at German Nationals in 1933-35, and 1938-39. Martens was a soldier in the German Navy, eventually in the administration at Kiel.

His brother Christian, former gymnast, handball player and triple jumper, later became an influential sports administrator, serving as a member of the Track and Field Association of Schleswig-Holstein from 1946-71, women’s sport manager for the German Track and Field Association from 1947-49, and was a member of the IAAF Women’ Committee from 1952-56.

Personal Best\: HJ – 1.96 (1935).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Men's High Jump Germany GER 32T QR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank H C/F/P
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 32T 1.70
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group One 14T 1.70
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 1.60 metres NP pass
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 1.70 metres NP xo
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 1.80 metres NP xxx
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