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Hermann Hänchen

Full name: Hermann Hänchen
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: January 26, 1898 in Szczepanów, Iłowa, Lubuskie, Poland
Affiliations: PSV Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Discus thrower Hermann Hänchen was eliminated in the qualifying round of the 1928 Olympic Games at Amsterdam. This was his only appearance at a major international competition, although he took part in seven international dual matches. From 1924-32 he collected six German titles in different discus disciplines, also adding six runners-up in shot put and discus throw, and a further three third places. In 1924 Hänchen established a European record in the shot put with 13.24 metres. By profession Hänchen was a policeman in Berlin.

Personal Best: DT – 45.72 (1928).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics Men's Discus Throw Germany GER 14 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 14 42.08
1928 Summer 30 Amsterdam Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 5 42.08
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