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Hans Hohenester

Full name: Hans Hohenester
Gender: Male
Born: March 20, 1917
Died: October 28, 2001 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Bobsleigh

Biography

Hans Hohenester finished eighth in the two-man bob with [Anderl Ostler] at the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. At the 1953 World Championships at the same venue Hohenester won the silver medal in the four-man event with Ostler, Heinz Wendlinger and Rudi Erben. In 1954 Hohenester won his only West German title, in the four-man event. Hohenester later became an international referee and was a member of the jury at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games. From 1964-80 he was the West German Bobsleigh Association sports director.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Men's Two Germany-2 GER 8

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Anderl Ostler Final Standings
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Anderl Ostler Run 1
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Anderl Ostler Run 2
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Anderl Ostler Run 3
1956 Winter 38 Cortina d'Ampezzo Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Anderl Ostler Run 4
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