Great Olympians

Biographies - HOF


Hermann Höfer

B. 1934-07-19, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany; D. 1996-10-22
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team R1 54
54


Manfred Hofer

B. 1935-06-15, Dornbirn, Austria
Bobsleigh
1968 HP
Four−Man 13th 19.2
19.2


Paola Hofer

B. 1954-01-29, Val di Vizze, Italy
Alpine Skiing
1976 HP
Women's Downhill 15th 10
Women's Giant Slalom 23rd 0.256
Women's Slalom dnf -4.40
10.25604


Paul Hofer

B. 1928-11-19, represented Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team fifth 9th 580
580


Thomas Hofer

B. 1958-01-21, represented Switzerland
Aquatics - Swimming
1976 HP
Men's 100 m Backstroke 36th -3.64
Men's 200 m Backstroke 30th 0.01
0.01064


Charles Hoff

B. 1902-05-09, Glemmen, Norway; D. 1985-02-19
Athletics
1924 HP
Men's 400 m SF:4th 328
Men's 800 m 8th 256
584


Karen Hoff

B. 1921-05-29, Vorup, Denmark; D. 2000-02-29
Canoeing - Kayak Sprint (1 gold)
1948 HP
Women's Kayak Singles 500m gold 9600
9600


Max Hoff

B. 1982-09-12, Troisdorf, N-W, (then West) Germany
Kayaking (1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)
2008 2012 2016 2021 HP
Men's Singles 1000 m fifth bronze seventh 4356
Men's Doubles 1000 m silver 3000
Men's Fours 1000 m fourth gold 4000
11356


Paul Höffer

B. 1895-12-21, Wuppertal, N-W, Germany; D. 1949-08-31
Art Competitions (1 gold)
1936 HP
Music - Compositions for Solo or Chorus gold 6400
6400


Sarah Höfflin

B. 1991-01-08, Genève, Switzerland
Freestyle Skiing (1 gold)
2018 2022 HP
Women's Slopestyle gold 20th 9601
Women's Big Air sixth 640
10241


Abigail Golda "Abby" Hoffman

B. 1947-02-11, Toronto, Ont., Canada
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 1972 1976 HP
Women's 400 metres R1:17th 4
Women's 800 metres R1:20th 7th 8th R1:28th 657.0256
661.0256


Jean Hoffman

Olympic Competitor nr 6364

(*) team roster unknown. There were nine Belgian waterpoloists in total, seven per team.


Marion Hoffman

B. 1949-09-29, represented Australia
Athletics - Track & Field
1972 HP
Women's 100 metres QF:7th 0.057
Women's 4x100 m Relay sixth 160
160.057


Omer Hoffman

represented Belgium
Gymnastics (1 bronze)
1920 HP
Men's Team combined, Swedish system bronze 640
640


Paul Hoffman

B. 1946-04-21, New York, NY, USA
Rowing (1 silver)
1968 1972 HP
Men's Eights sixth silver 2320
2320


Peg Hoffman

B. 1911-06-19, Wilkes Barre, Penn., USA; D. 1991-03-25
Aquatics - Swimming
1928 1932 HP
Women's 200 m Breaststroke fifth fifth 3000
3000


Alfred Hoffmann

B. 1914-12-20, Berlin, Germany
Ice Hockey
1952 1956 HP
Men's Team 8th sixth 448
448


Antonio Hoffmann Reyes

B. 1929-12-08, represented Puerto Rico
Weightlifting
1952 HP
Lightweight (-67.5 kg) 16th 9.6
9.6


Arran Karl Hoffmann

B. 1902-08-28, from Berlin, represented Germany; D. 1990-06-18
Shooting
1936 HP
Men's Small−Bore Rifle 44th 0.000024
0.000024


Arthur Hoffmann

Olympic Competitor nr 4258

Born in Dantzig, now in Poland but definitely German.


Dieter Hoffmann

B. 1941-08-27, Danzig (now Gdańsk in Poland), represented Germany in 1964 and East Germany in 1968
Athletics - Track & Field
1964 1968 HP
Men's Shot Put 12th fourth 2460
2460


Falk Hoffmann

B. 1952-08-29, Karl-Marx-Stadt (now Chemnitz), Sachsen, Germany, represented East Germany
Diving (1 gold)
1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Springboard 7th fourth fourth 3600
Men's Platform 10th sixth gold 7140
10740


Georg Hoffmann

Germany
Swimming and Diving (3 silver)
1904 1906 HP
100 yds Backstroke silver 4500
440 yds Breaststroke fourth 1800
100 m Free-style comp 7.725
6300 9.3 6309.3
Platform silver silver 9000
15308

Olympic Competitor nr 2149


Hoffmann Géza

B. 1929-02-26, Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary; D. 2005-04-18
Freestyle Wrestling
1952 HP
Men's Featherweight (-62 kg) 9th 240
240


Günter Hoffmann

B. 1939-02-08, Guben, Brand., Germany; represented East Germany in 1968
Cycling - Road
1964 1968 HP
Men's Road Race 78th -11.38
Men's 100 km Team Time Trial 14th 13th 31.2
31.2


Hans Heiner Hoffmann

B. 1915-04-29, Hanau, Hessen, Germany; D. 1945-04-27
Track Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Team Pursuit fourth 1200
1200


Heinrich Hoffmann

B. 1869-02-20, Sagan, Brandenburg (now Żagań in Poland), Germany

Olympic Competitor nr 5326


Helga Hoffmann

B. 1937-09-24, Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1956 1960 1964 HP
Women's Long Jump 10th sixth 8th 1494
Women's Pentathlon sixth 960
2454


Jan Hoffmann

B. 1955-10-26, Dresden, (then East-)Germany, represented the German Democratic Republic
Figure Skating (1 silver)
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Men's Singles 26th sixth fourth silver 10296.1056
10296.1056


Jörg Hoffmann

B. 1963-03-15, Thüringen; (then East-)Germany, represented the German Democratic Republic
Luge (1 gold, 1 bronze)
1984 1988 HP
Doubles bronze gold 11200
11200

Twice together with Jochen Pietzsch.


Jiří Hoffmann

B. 1908-05-24, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's Long Jump QU:ac 0.605
0.605


Karl Hoffmann (1)

B. 1883, represented Germany; D. 1951-11-30
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 73.37
73.37


Karl Hoffmann (2)

B. 1906-08-11, Berlin, Germany
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Coxed Fours QF 975
975


Karl Hoffmann (3)

B. 1935-10-10, from Düsseldorf, N-W, represented Germany
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team R1 54
54


Karol Hoffmann

B. 1913-08-19, Orliczko, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1971-02-28
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's High Jump QU:32nd 0.006
Men's Triple Jump QU:dnq 0.079
0.085


Kurt Hoffmann

Olympic Competitor nr 6837


(Hans) Peter Hoffmann

B. 1941-08-02, Witten, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Canoeing - Canadian Sprint
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles 1000 m fourth 2000
2000


Rudolf "Rudi" Hoffmann

B. 1935-02-11, Östringen, B-W, Germany
Football
1956 HP
Men's Team R1 54
54


Wilfriede Hoffmann

B. 1932-11-27, Rataje, now in Poland, represented Germany; D. 2010-01-28
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Women's Shot Put 8th 384
384


Willi Hoffmann

represented Germany
Weightlifting
1928 HP
Men's Middleweight (-75 kg) sixth 960
960


Gunhild Hoffmeister

B. 1944-07-06, Forst, Brandenburg, Germany, represented the German Democratic Republic
Track & Field (2 silver, 1 bronze)
1972 1976 HP
Women's 800 m bronze - 2560
Women's 1500 m silver silver 8000
10560


Heinrich Bernhard Karl "Hans" Hoffmeister

B. 1901-03-17, Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany; D. 1980-01-09
Athletics - Track & Field
1928 HP
Men's Discus Throw 25th 0.15
0.15


Johannes "Hans" Hoffmeister

B. 1936-02-02, Chemnitz, Sachsen, represented Germany in 1960 and West Germany in 1968 and '72
Aquatics - Water Polo
1960 1964 1968 1972 HP
Men's Team sixth 10th fourth 1287
1287


Olaf Hoffsbakken

B. 1908-09-02, Snertingdal, Norway; D. 1986-11-23
Cross-Country Skiing & Nordic Combined (2 silver)
1936 HP
Men's 18 kilometres fifth 1000
Men's 4x10 kilometres Relay silver 1000
Men's Nordic Combined silver 4000
6000


Anton Hofherr

B. 1947-12-20, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bay., Germany, represented West Germany
Ice Hockey
1972 HP
Men's Team 7th 200
200


Hilde Hofherr

B. 1930-04-20, Lermoos, Austria
Alpine Skiing
1956 1960 HP
Women's Downhill fourth 1600
Women's Giant Slalom 9th 160
Women's Slalom 24th fifth 1000.16
2760.16


Helene Magdalena "Leni" Hofknecht

B. 1929-02-19, Bayreuth, Bay., Germany
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Women's Long Jump 15th 15
15


Herbert Höfl

B. 1941-03-01, München, Bay., Germany, represented the Federal Republic in 1968
Speed Skating
1964 1968 HP
Men's 500 metres 24th 11th 64.16
Men's 1500 metres 26th 0.064
64.224


Martina Maria "Tineke" Hofland

B. 1954-01-14, Den Haag, the Netherlands
Aquatics - Swimming
1972 HP
Women's 100 m Breaststroke 28th 0.0256
0.0256


Arvid Hoflund

Olympic Competitor nr 5292


Flora Hofman

B. 1911-11-17, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, then part of Austria-Hungary, represented Yugoslavia
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Women's 100 metres R1:5th 0.043
0.043


Fritz Hofmann

B. 1871-06-16, Berlin, Germany; D. 1927-07-14
Athletics - Track & Field & Gymnastics (1 silver, 1 bronze)
1896 1900 1904 1906 HP
Men's 100 metres silver ht:5th 4000.00018
Men's 400 metres fourth 1600
High Jump fifth 1500
Men's Hop, Step & Jump AC 780
Men's Putting the Weight AC 1020
Men's Rope Climbing bronze 3840
12740.00018

Olympic Competitor nr 7


Hans Hofmann

represented Austria
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Architecture - unknown event AC 7.078
7.078


Helmut Hofmann

B. 1925-11-14, Bildstock, Saarland, Germany, represented Saarland; D. 2017-08-21
Boxing
1952 HP
Men's Flyweight (-51 kg) R1 2.153
2.153


Ludwig Hofmann

B. 1900-06-09, München, Bayern, Germany; D. 1935-10-02
Football
1928 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Pavel Hofmann

B. 1938-01-29, Praha, Czechia, represented Czechoslovakia
Rowing (1 bronze)
1960 1964 HP
Men's Double Sculls bronze 3200
Men's Coxed Fours SF:6th 39
3239


Richard Hofmann

B. 1906-02-08, Meerane, Sachsen, Germany; D. 1983-05-05
Football
1928 HP
Men's Team QF 287
287


Ülli Hofmann

B. 1953-09-01, Bern, Switzerland
Ice Hockey
1976 HP
Men's Team 11th 32
32


Walter Hofmann

B. 1949-09-26, Sömmerda, Thür., Germany, represented East Germany
Canoeing - Slalom (1 gold)
1972 HP
Men's Canadian Doubles gold 8000
8000


Włastimil Hofmann

B. 1881-04-27, Praha, Czechia, then part of Austria, represented Poland; D. 1970-03-06
Art Competitions
1928 HP
Painting, Paintings 2 works 50.04
50.04


Willi Hofmann

B. 1940-12-27, Zürich, Switzerland
Bobsleigh (1 bronze)
1968 HP
Four−Man bronze 1920
1920


Wolfgang Hofmann

B. 1941-03-30, Köln, N-W, Germany; D. 2020-03-12
Judo (1 silver)
1964 HP
Men's Middleweight (-80 kg) silver 6000
6000


Carlos Nazareno Hofmeister

B. 1909-09-15, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Athletics - Track and Field
1936 HP
Men's 200 metres QF:6th 0.364
Men's 4x100 metres Relay fourth 400
400.364


Franz-Peter Hofmeister

B. 1951-08-05, Kerpen, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Athletics - Track and Field (1 bronze)
1976 HP
Men's 400 metres SF:6th 52
Men's 4x400 m Relay bronze 640
692


Max Hofmeister

B. 1913-03-22, Leoben, Austria; D. 2000-04-12
Football (1 silver)
1936 HP
Men's Team silver 2000
2000


Willy Hofmeister

Olympic Competitor nr 1665


Hans Höfner

B. 1912-12-20, from Wien, represented Austria
Road Cycling
1936 HP
Men's Road Race, Individual 16th 8
Men's Road Race, Team fifth 250
258


Otto Hofner

B. 1879-03-29, Wien, Austria; D. 1946-03-13
Art Competitions
1932 1936 1948 HP
Sculpture, Statues HM 308.7
Sculpture, unknown event ac ac 7.614
316.314


Doris "Dorli" Hofrichter

B. 1935-03-08, Graz, Austria
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Women's Discus Throw QU:16th 9.6
9.6


Erwin Hofstaetter

B. 1897-02-12, from Mannheim, represented Germany
Rowing
1928 HP
Men's Eights QF 540
540


Karl Hofstetter

represented Switzerland
Hockey
1952 HP
Men's team cons:SF 164
164


Walter Hofstetter

B. 1923-03-26, from Bern, represented Switzerland
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Pole Vault QU:20th 1.5
1.5


Hermannus Höfte

Olympic Competitor nr 4667


Written 2001-01-17 - last modified 2022-07-24

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