August Lütke-Westhüs

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August Lütke-Westhüs (25 July 1926 – 8 September 2000) was a German equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in show jumping with the German team at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.[1]

August Lütke-Westhüs
Medal record
Equestrian
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Stockholm Individual eventing
Silver medal – second place 1956 Stockholm Team eventing
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1959 Harewood Team eventing
Silver medal – second place 1954 Basel Team eventing
Silver medal – second place 1957 Copenhagen Individual eventing
Silver medal – second place 1957 Copenhagen Team eventing

His brother Alfons Lütke-Westhues was also an equestrian, and won an Olympic gold medal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "August Lütke Westhues". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2008.