Bernd Olbricht

Bernd Olbricht (born 17 October 1956 in Gnoien) is an East German sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won four medals with two golds (1976: K-2 500 m, 1980: K-4 1000 m), one silver (1976: K-2 1000 m), and one bronze (1980: K-2 500 m).

Bernd Olbricht
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow K-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1979 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1977 Sofia K-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-2 500 m

Olbricht also won six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-2 500 m: 1977, 1978; K-4 1000 m: 1978, 1979) and two silvers (K-2 500 m: 1979, K-2 1000 m: 1977).

ReferencesEdit

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 21 January 2009). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 9 November 2009)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Bernd Olbricht". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.