Hans Schnitger

field hockey player from the Netherlands

Henri Carel Willem "Hans" Schnitger (August 5, 1915 – March 2, 2013) was a Dutch field hockey player who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics. Schnitger was a member of the Dutch field hockey team, which won the bronze medal. He played all five matches as forward.

Hans Schnitger
Hans Schnitger.jpg
Medal record
Men's field hockey
Bronze medal – third place 1936 Berlin Team competition

Schnitger was born in Enschede, where he lived until his death on March 2, 2013 from natural causes, aged 97.[1]


  1. Oud-international Hans Schnitger overleden, hockey.nl, 2 March 2013 (in Dutch)

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