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Hans Freese

Full name: Johann "Hans" Heinrich Freese
Gender: Male
Born: February 17, 1918 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Died: July 8, 1941 in Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Affiliations: Bremischer Schwimmverband, Bremen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Hans Freese won the European 4x200m freestyle relay title with the German team in 1938. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, he was eliminated in the semi-final in both the 400m and 1,500m freestyle. In 1936 he was the German 400m freestyle champion. In 1941 Freese was seriously wounded near Leningrad during World War II and died the same year in a hospital in Bremen as a result of his injuries.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 5 h1 r2/3
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Germany GER 5 h1 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 5 4:58.5
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 2 Q 5:03.1

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 5 20:27.6
1936 Summer 18 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Three 3 Q 20:13.7
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