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Hans Eckstein

Full name: Johannes "Hans" Eckstein
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Born: December 15, 1908 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Died: March 15, 1985 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Poseidon Leipzig
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


At Los Angeles in 1932 Hans Eckstein was a member of the German team that came in second and won a silver medal behind Hungary. Representing Poseidon Leipzig, Eckstein was World University Champion in 1930 and second in 1933. Later he was active as a water polo referee and coached the East German water polo team from 1953-54. His brother Kurt was a nationally successful swimmer, winning German titles in the 400 metres freestyle.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Water Polo Men's Water Polo Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1932 Summer 23 Los Angeles Water Polo Germany GER Round-Robin Match #8 1 1932-08-12 GER 10, JPN 0 0
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