Full name: Hans-Georg Reimann
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: August 24, 1941 in StariÅ¡kÄ, KlaipÄda, Lithuania
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: Germany, East Germany
Related Olympians: Brother-in-law of Christoph HÃ¶hne.
Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)
Race walker Hans-Georg Reimann was a four-time Olympian from 1964-76, winning the silver medal in the 20 km in 1976, when he was also the flagbearer for East Germany at the Opening Ceremony. He had won a bronze medal in 1972. He won another silver medal at the 1962 Europeans, was disqualified in 1966, and finished fifth both in 1969 and 1971, all over 20 km. Domestically Reimann earned five East German titles. He also set three world records.
Reimann was first educated as an engineer for measuring and control technology, but he later worked as a race walking coach. After German reunification he became a distribution agent for pharmacies. He was the brother-in-law of his teammate [Christoph HÃ¶hne], after marrying his sister Ingrid.
Personal Best\: 20kmW â 1-25:14 (1976).
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||Germany||GER||12|
|1968 Summer||27||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||East Germany||GDR||7|
|1972 Summer||31||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||East Germany||GDR||3||Bronze|
|1976 Summer||34||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||East Germany||GDR||2||Silver|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||12||1-34:51.0|
|1968 Summer||27||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||East Germany||Final Standings||7||1-36:31.4|
|1972 Summer||31||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||East Germany||Final Standings||3||1-27:16.6|
|1976 Summer||34||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Final Standings||2||1-25:13.8|