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Hans-Georg Fehn

Full name: Hans-Georg Fehn
Nickname(s): Schorsch
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: September 16, 1943 in Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: June 6, 1999 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SG Dynamo Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Water Polo

Biography

Hans-Georg Fehn started playing waterpolo while studying sports science. From 1962-75 he was a goalkeeper at SG Dynamo Magdeburg, at that time the top club in the GDR, helping them win five GDR Championships (1962-66), and placing second once and third four times at the European Cup from 1964-68. After very good performances for the youth team in 1965 he was named to the GDR national team and played 180 international matches, finishing second at the European Championships in 1966 and sixth at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. At Mexico City Fehn was named the tournament’s best goalie and he was named to the All-Star Team.

In the GDR Fehn was honored as a Master of Sports. After his athletic career he was a sports teacher at various schools in Magdeburg until 1989. After German reunification he worked as a swimming instructor, including in the former West Germany.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo Men's Water Polo East Germany GDR 6

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Final Round Match 5/6 2 1968-10-25 USA 6, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Classification Round 5-8 Match #1 1 1968-10-24 GDR 8, CUB 2 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #4 1 1968-10-15 GDR 12, MEX 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #7 1T 1968-10-16 YUG 4, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #10 2 1968-10-17 ITA 5, GDR 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #13 1 1968-10-19 GDR 11, GRE 4 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #17 1 1968-10-20 GDR 8, JPN 0 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #24 1 1968-10-21 GDR 19, EGY 2 0
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Water Polo East Germany GDR Group B Match #28 1 1968-10-22 GDR 8, NED 3 0
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