Hans Geister

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Hans Geister
Medal record
Men's athletics
Competitor for  Germany
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki 4x400 metres relay
European Championships
Silver medal – second place Bern 1954 4x400 metres relay

Hans Geister (September 28, 1928 – May 16, 2012) was a German athlete, who mainly competed in the 400 metres.[1] He was born in Duisburg-Hamborn.[2]

He competed in the 4 x 400 metre relay for Germany at the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland, where he won the bronze medal with his team mates Günter Steines, Heinz Ulzheimer and Karl-Friedrich Haas.[2]


  1. ^ Bernhart, Silke (2012-05-21). "Olympia-Dritter Hans Geister verstorben" (in German). Deutscher Leichtathletik-Verband. Retrieved 28 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Hans Geister". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 May 2012.