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Hartwig Steenken

Medal record
Competitor for 22x20px West Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 1972 Munich Show jumping, Team

Hartwig Steenken (23 July 1941 in Twistringen – 10 January 1978 in Hannover) was a German equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in show jumping with the West German team at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, and finished 4th in individual jumping.[1]


  1. "Hartwig Steenken" (in English). SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/st/hartwig-steenken-1.html. Retrieved 30 December 2008. 


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