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Xaver Höger

Full name: Xaver Höger
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: April 7, 1930 in Bad Grönenbach, Bayern, Germany
Died: April 7, 2014 in Bad Grönenbach, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TV Grönenbach, Bad Grönenbach (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Long-distance runner Xaver Höger placed 17th in the 1960 Rome 10K, after placing 12th at the 1958 European Championships. From 1954-60 Höger earned 20 international caps. In 1956 he was West German Champion in the cross country (7,500 m) and in 1959 in the 10K. He later owned a laundry. In 2014 he suddenly died at the age of 84 after a family celebration during a light meal.

Personal Best\: 10000 – 29:19.0 (1960).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Germany GER 17

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Standings 17 29:58.0 29:50.20
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