|1908 London||Medley relay|
Eicke was born and died in Berlin. Eicke was a member of the silver medal German medley relay team. He was the second runner on the squad, running the second 200 metres. He followed Arthur Hoffmann and was followed by Otto Trieloff and Hanns Braun.
The team dominated the first round, defeating the Dutch team easily with a time of 3:43.2. In the final, though, the Germans could not match the American team. Eicke was seven yards behind the leading American and one behind the second-place Hungarian when he started his 200, and had not caught the Hungarian when he finished it. The German team moved into second place at the very end of the race, however, giving Eicke a silver medal.
Eicke also competed in the 100 metres, placing third in his first round heat with a time of 11.6 seconds to be eliminated without advancing to the semifinals.
- Hans Eicke on databaseOlympics.com at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-02-21)
- Hans Eicke at the International Olympic Committee
- Hans Eicke at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
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