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Hans Sterr

Full name: Johann "Hans" Sterr
Gender: Male
Born: June 8, 1933 in Aubing, München (Munich), Bayern, Germany
Died: May 18, 2011 in Stahnsdorf, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ESV Neuaubing, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Bavarian middleweight wrestler Hans Sterr finished unfortunate fourth in the Greco-Roman style and fifth in the freestyle at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. Between 1953 and 1964 he claimed five West German national titles, six second places and one third. He also came fifth at the 1953 Greco-Roman World Championships and sixth at the 1957 freestyle edition.

After his competitive career Sterr worked as a coach for several years in South Africa. He then led a pub in Munich after his return home.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle Germany GER 5T

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings 4 1956-12-03
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 3T 1956-12-06 5
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #1 2 1956-12-06 Jansson (SWE) decision (3-0), Sterr (GER) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 2T 1956-12-05 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #4 AC 1956-12-05 Sterr (GER) 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 3T 1956-12-04 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #3 2 1956-12-04 Peckham (USA) decision (2-1), Sterr (GER) 2
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One 1T 1956-12-03 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #4 1 1956-12-03 Sterr (GER) fall (8:15), Atlı (TUR) 0

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings 5T 1956-11-28
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 6 1956-12-01 6
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #4 2 1956-12-01 Skhirt'ladze (URS) fall (7:40), Sterr (GER) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 3T 1956-11-30 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #5 2 1956-11-30 Stanchev (BUL) fall (4:23), Sterr (GER) 3
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 1T 1956-11-29 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #5 1 1956-11-29 Sterr (GER) fall (7:00), Lindblad (SWE) 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One 1T 1956-11-28 0
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #5 1 1956-11-28 Sterr (GER) fall (9:50), Arcales (PHI) 0
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