Full name: Hans Schenk
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: January 1, 1936 in Muldzhen, Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: January 19, 2006 in Leverkusen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Javelin thrower Hans Schenk came in 12th at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. He also finished seventh at the 1958 Europeans. Domestically he never won a West German title. His daughter Anette became a middle- and long-distance runner.
Schenk became better known as the West German national javelin coach, numbering among his pupils [Klaus Wolfermann] and [Klaus Tafelmeier]. After fleeing from East Prussia in 1945, together with his mother and five siblings, he settled in Leverkusen. He was trained as a business clerk but took a job as a lecturer at the Sports High School in KÃ¶ln (Cologne) and coach at his home club of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Schenk was also a long-time fitness and conditioning coach for the football (soccer) club 1. FC KÃ¶ln.
Personal Best: JT â 78.12 (1964).
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's Javelin Throw||Germany||GER||12|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||12||69.82|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round One||10||69.82|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round Two||10||66.44||69.82|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round Three||12||68.51||69.82|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||10||QC||72.55|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round One||6||72.55|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Two||9||66.97||72.55|
|1964 Summer||28||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Three||NP||foul|