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Günther Steines

Full name: Günther Steines
Gender: Male
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Bert Steines.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final 6 1:50.6 1:50.81
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

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Final 3 3:06.6 3:06.78 47,3
1952 Summer 23 Helsinki Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:10.5 3:10.57
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