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August Lütke Westhues

Full name: August Lütke Westhues (Hohenbrink-)
Gender: Male
Born: July 25, 1926 in Westbevern, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: September 1, 2000 in Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RuF Gustav Rau, Telgte (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Related Olympians: Brother of Alfons Lütke Westhues.

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

August, brother of [Alfons Lütke Westhues], won the silver medal with the West German three-day event team on [Trux von Kamax] at the 1956 Stockholm Equestrian Olympics and also took the silver medal in the individual event. Both brothers were born under the name Hohenbrink but took the name of their mother in 1947. August won a silver medal at the European Championships in both 1954 and 1957, when he also won the individual silver. He crowned his career in 1959, however, when he won the team gold medal at Harewood, England. He retired in 1961 and took over his father’s farm. In 1989 he became president of the Riding Association of North Rhine Westphalia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Individual Germany GER 2 Silver
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Men's Three-Day Event, Team Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS SJF STP CCJF CCTP JF TF
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Trux von Kamax Final Standings 2 -84.87
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Trux von Kamax Dressage 23T -129.60
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Trux von Kamax Cross-Country 2 64.73 0.00 20.95 0.00 43.78
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany Trux von Kamax Jumping 22T -20.00 20 0.00

Men's Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Trux von Kamax Final Standings 2 -84.87
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Trux von Kamax Dressage 2 -330.40
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Trux von Kamax Cross-Country 2 -115.51
1956 Equestrian 29 Stockholm Equestrianism Germany GER Trux von Kamax Jumping 1T -30.00
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