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Hans Pfenninger

Full name: Hans Pfenninger
Gender: Male
Born: September 16, 1929 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Died: December 17, 2009 in Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Affiliations: VC Oerlikon, Zürich (SUI)
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Hans Pfenninger competed in cycling in two Olympics for Switzerland. Between Olympics he competed at the Swiss Championship in individual pursuit three times, finishing fourth in 1950, second in 1951, and winning the title in 1952. In 1953 he would complete his podium positions with third place in the Swiss Championship, and that year he rode on the winning Swiss team pursuit champion. In 1952 he also finished second in the Bienne-Macolin road race. He had a brief professional career in 1954, competing at the Zürich Championship, in a six-day event in Zürich, and riding the Tour de Suisse, which he did not finish.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 18 London Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Switzerland SUI 5T
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Switzerland SUI 5T

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 18 London Cycling Switzerland SUI Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 5:09.2
1948 Summer 18 London Cycling Switzerland SUI Round One Heat Three 1 QU 5:13.8
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Switzerland SUI Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 5:06.2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Switzerland SUI Qualifying Round 8 QU 4:55.0
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