Full name: Hugo StrauÃ
Born: June 25, 1907 in Mannheim, Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany
Died: November 1, 1941 in Golodayeva, Sverdlovsk, Russia
Affiliations: Mannheimer RC, Mannheim (GER)
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Hugo StrauÃ won the gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games with [Willi Eichhorn] in the coxless pairs. In 1935 the two men finished second at the German Championships, and in 1936 they became national champions and qualified for the Olympic Games. Two years later the two men again finished second.
In 1938 StrauÃ was named president of the newly-founded Mannheimer Eis- und Rollschuhclub, which later was renamed to Mannheimer ERC and Adler Mannheim, and became one of the leading ice hockey clubs in (West) Germany. During the Nazi era StrauÃ was a member of the SS-Totenkopf-Standarte âThuringiaâ and was killed-in-action on the Eastern front in 1941 in Russia.
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Rowing||Men's Coxless Pairs||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Rowing||Germany||GER||Willi Eichhorn||Final Round||8:16.1|
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Rowing||Germany||GER||Willi Eichhorn||Round One||Heat Three||7:12.6|