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Hans Günter Winkler

Full name: Hans Günter Winkler
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: July 24, 1926 in Barmen, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RFV Warendorf, Warendorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 5 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (7 Total)

Biography

Hans Günter Winkler has the finest record ever of any German show jumper and his overall record internationally is rivalled only by France's Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola and Italy's Raimondo D'Inzeo. Winkler won seven Olympic medals (five gold and one silver), with one in the individual event, a gold in 1956. In 1976 he won a silver with the German show jumping team, but that followed team Olympic golds in 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1972, and he finished his Olympic career with a team silver in 1976. Winkler's 1956 championship was his third consecutive as he won the first two world championships in show jumping which were held in 1954 and 1955. At the European Championships Winkler won the gold medal in individual jumping in 1957 and added a silver in 1962 and bronzes in 1958, 1961, and 1969, all in the individual event. In all he competed 108 times internationally for Germany from his international début in 1952, retiring only in 1986. His greatest successes came on Halla (1945-1979), the only horse to ride to three Olympic gold medals, team and individual in 1956 and team in 1960. He is also the son-in-law of [Flor Isava-Fonseca], IOC member for Venezuela.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Germany GER 1 Gold
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Germany GER 1 Gold
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Germany GER 5
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Germany GER 1 Gold
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Germany GER 16
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Germany GER 1 Gold
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual West Germany FRG 5
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team West Germany FRG 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 46 München Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team West Germany FRG 1 Gold
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual West Germany FRG 10T
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team West Germany FRG 2 Silver

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F JOF JOT
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Halla Final Standings 1 4.00
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Halla Round One 1 4.00
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Halla Round Two 1T 0.00
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany Halla Final Standings 5 25.00
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany Halla Round One 17 17.00
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany Halla Round Two 2T 8.00
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Fidelitas Final Standings 16 32.50
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Fidelitas Round One 19T 17.50
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Fidelitas Round Two 16 15.00
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Enigk Final Standings 5 12.00 0.00 37.5
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Enigk Round One 9T 8.00
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany Enigk Round Two 1T 4.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany Torphy Final Standings 10T 20.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany Torphy Round One 2T QU 4.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany Torphy Round Two 11T 16.00

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Final Standings 1 4.00
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Round One 1 28.00
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Round Two 1 12.00
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Final Standings 1 13.25
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Round One 1 25.75
1960 Summer 34 Roma Equestrianism Germany GER Halla Round Two 1 20.75
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Fidelitas Final Standings 1 32.50
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Fidelitas Round One 1 39.75
1964 Summer 38 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Fidelitas Round Two 1 28.75
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany FRG Enigk Final Standings 3 28.25
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany FRG Enigk Round One 4 11.50
1968 Summer 42 Ciudad de México Equestrianism West Germany FRG Enigk Round Two 5 16.75
1972 Summer 46 München Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Final Standings 1 16.00
1972 Summer 46 München Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Round One 1 QU 16.00
1972 Summer 46 München Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Round Two 1T 16.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Final Standings 2 16.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Round One 1T QU 12.00
1976 Summer 49 Montréal Equestrianism West Germany FRG Torphy Round Two 2 4.00