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Hans Dersch

Full name: Hans F. Dersch
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: December 25, 1967 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Hans Dersch swam for the University of Texas, where he specialized in the breaststroke. At the 1991 Pan American Games Dersch won gold medals in the 100 breast and the 4x100 medley relay. He swam the same two events at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, winning a gold in the medley relay, although he swam only in the heats.

After the Olympics he became a swim coach, serving as an assistant at Texas A&M Univerity. He also started a large private recreational park in Texas, and founded several non-profit organizations. Dersch also ran, unsuccessfully, for Texas State Representative. He later became head swim coach at St. Michael’s Academy, a Catholic school in Austin, Texas.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Men's 100 metres Breaststroke United States USA 10T
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay United States USA 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 5dT 5dR 50-100m
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States B Final 2T 1:02.39 29.70 4 32.69 (2)
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States Round One Heat Six 4 q 1:03.14 29.41 3 33.73 (5)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T 5dT ET ER
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Swimming United States USA Round One Heat Three 1 1:01.79 29.15 1:56.84 1
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