Harry Glaß

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Harry Glaß
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Glaß performing a ski jump
Personal information
National team Germany
Born (1930-10-11)October 11, 1930
Klingenthal, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Died December 13, 1997(1997-12-13) (aged 67)
Rodewisch, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Occupation Policeman, Olympic skier
Years active 1952–1960
Updated on 13 January 2016.

Harry Glaß (October 11, 1930 – December 13, 1997) was a German ski jumper. Born in Klingenthal, he won a Bronze medal in the Individual Large Hill event at the 1956 Winter Olympics.

Glaß, who is not related to fellow East German jumper Henry Glaß of the 1970s, started training as jumper in 1952, and became a member of the GDR-team in 1953. A change in style after 1954 helped him win the medal in 1956. The ski jump career of the Volkspolizei police man, GDR champion of 1954, 1955, 1956 and 1958, ended in 1960 due to a fall during Vierschanzentournee at Bergiselschanze. A later attempt for a comeback failed. He died in Rodewisch in December 1997.