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Hans Betz

Full name: Hans Betz
Gender: Male
Born: June 14, 1931 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Kölner RV von 1877, Köln (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Brother of Peter Betz.

Biography

West German rower Hans Betz, brother of [Peter Betz], finished fifth, and last, in the final with the coxed eights at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. With his club Kölner Ruderverein von 1877 he won the German national titles in 1950 and 1952 and in 1951 finished second. In 1953 Betz switched to the coxless fours and finished second in the Nationals before winning the title in 1955 when he also won the eights title and collected the bronze medal at the European Championships. Hans Betz was also the West German coxed fours champion in 1953 and after finishing third in 1956 failed to qualify for his second Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Germany GER 5

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Final Round 6:42.8
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Semi-Finals Repêchage Heat Three 6:19.3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Round One Repêchage Heat Two 6:15.1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:18.7
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