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Hans-Joachim Klein

Full name: Hans-Joachim Klein
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 20, 1942 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: DSW 1912, Darmstadt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 3 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

Hans-Joachim Klein came from Darmstadt and was elected 1965 German Sportsman of the Year. He swam for the combined German team at the 1964 Olympics, winning three silver medals in the three relay events, and a bronze in the 100m freestyle. In 1960 at the Rome Olympic Games, Klein finished seventh with the 4x200m freestyle relay team, and was eliminated in the heats of the 400m freestyle. He won six individual West German titles from 1959-65.

Klein studied industrial engineering for two years at the University of Southern California, and, after earning a doctoral degree, went into politics. He then worked from 1969-85 with the Hessian Economic and Traffic Ministry, then from 1985-97 with the Darmstadt District Administrator, and eventually was president of the German Olympic Society from 2001-07. Between 1997 and his retirement in 2008, Klein was the manager of the Supply and Transport Company of Leipzig.

Results

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Final 3 54.0
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 Q 54.4
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany Round One Heat Four 1 Q 55.3

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 2 4:31.6 1:04.1 2 2:12.9 2 3:32.7 3 1:08.8 (2) 1:19.8 (5) 58.9 (1)

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 52.4 3:37.2 2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 2 55.3 3:41.0 2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany GER Final 7 2:08.1 8:31.8 7
1960 Summer 18 Roma Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Two 3 2:05.8 8:29.4 3
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 1:57.9 7:59.3 2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 2:01.9 8:09.7 1

Men's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Final 2 52.7 4:01.6 2
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 56.7 4:06.6 1
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