|Intro||German field hockey player|
|Is||Athlete Field hockey player|
|Birth||19 December 1993, Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Government Region, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany|
Jan Christopher Rühr (born 19 December 1993) is a German field hockey player who plays as a forward for Rot-Weiss Köln and the Germany national team.
Rühr was awarded the FIH Rising Star of the Year Award in 2013 and 2015. He represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he won the bronze medal.
He was educated at Seaford College.
Rühr played in his childhood as his 3 older siblings at Kahlenberger HTC, he played in the youth of Uhlenhorst Mülheim for 10 years and in the 2014–15 season in Hamburg for Club an der Alster for one year. He was voted "talent of the world" in January 2014, moved to Rot-Weiss Köln in 2015 and won the German field hockey championship in his first season with the Cologne team. In January 2016, he was voted the "Rising Star" (Best Youth Player of the World) for the second time.