Hanns Kilian

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Hanns Kilian
Medal record
Men's Bobsleigh
Representing  Germany
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1928 St. Moritz Five-man
Bronze medal – third place 1932 Lake Placid Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1931 Oberhof Two-man
Gold medal – first place 1934 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Four-man
Gold medal – first place 1935 St. Moritz Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1938 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1939 St. Moritz Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1939 Cortina d'Ampezzo Four-man

Hans Kilian (alternate listings: Hanns Kilian, Hans Killian, or Hanns Killian (2 May 1905 – 17 April 1981) was a German bobsledder who competed from the late 1920s to the late 1930s. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won two bronze medals (1928: Five-man, 1932: Four-man).[1]

Kilian also won seven medals at the FIBT World Championships, including three golds (Two-man: 1931, Four-man: 1934, 1935), one silver (Four-man: 1938), and two bronzes (Two-man and four-man: both 1939).

He was born and died in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Hanns Kilian". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-04.

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