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Hans Schenk

Full name: Hans Schenk
Gender: Male
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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 Köln (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 Köln.

Personal Best: JT – 78.12 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Germany GER 12

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
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
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