Full name: Günther Steines
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: September 28, 1928 in Pfalzel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: June 3, 1982 in Mayen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: Rot-Weiß Koblenz, Koblenz (GER)
Related Olympians: Brother of Bert Steines.
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Middle-distance runner Günther Steines, brother of [Bert Steines], came in sixth at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics in the 800 m and won a bronze medal in the 4x400 relay. Günther Steines was also German Champion in the 800 in 1950 and 1952, and with the 4x400 relay in 1950 and 1954, also winning indoors in 1940 in the 4x3 lap relay. In 1952 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. Steines studied mathematics, physics and sports and became a teacher at a high school in Ahrweiler, where he eventually became Director of Studies.
Personal Bests: 400 – 48.5 (1952); 800 – 1:49.5 (1952).
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||Germany||GER||6|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||QU||1:52.9||1:52.99|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Four||3||QU||1:52.7|
|1952 Summer||23||Helsinki||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Three||1||QU||3:10.5||3:10.57|