Hans Fischer (cyclist)

Hans Fischer (29 January 1961 – 1988) was a Brazilian cyclist. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics and 1984 Summer Olympics.[2]

Hans Fischer
Personal information
Born(1961-01-29)29 January 1961
Pomerode, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died1988 (aged 26–27)[1]
Jaraguá do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

BiographyEdit

Fischer was born in Pomerode, Santa Catarina. He began pedaling at the age of five on an adult bike, regularly practicing in 1976 on medical advice after suffering a fall from the horse and fractured his knee.[3]

He participated in the 1979 Pan American Junior Championship in Venezuela, where he won two gold medals, one silver and one bronze. He also participated in two editions of the Olympic Games: from Moscow in 1980, and from Los Angeles in 1984.[4][3]

He died in 1988, from a cardiac arrest, at the age of 26.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rubio, Katia (2016). "Hans Fischer". Olimpianos.br. Retrieved 3 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Hans Fischer Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 11 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b Olimpianos - Atletas Olímpicos Brasileiros: HANS FISCHER Archived 2 February 2017 at the Wayback Machine Acessado em 24 de janeiro de 2017
  4. ^ "Perfil e resultados do ciclista no Sports-Reference.com". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 26 August 2015.

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