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East Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics

Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic) competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 267 competitors, 154 men and 113 women, took part in 139 events in 17 sports.[1]

East Germany at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of East Germany.svg
IOC code GDR
NOC National Olympic Committee of the GDR
in Montreal
Competitors 267 (154 men, 113 women) in 17 sports
Flag bearer Hans-Georg Reimann (athletics)
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
40
Silver
25
Bronze
25
Total
90
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1896–1936, 1992–)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Waldemar Cierpinski Athletics men's marathon
  Gold Udo Beyer Athletics men's shot put
  Gold Bärbel Eckert Athletics women's 200 m
  Gold Johanna Schaller Athletics women's 100 m hurdles
  Gold Marlies Oelsner
Renate Stecher
Carla Bodendorf
Bärbel Eckert
Athletics women's 4×100 metres relay
  Gold Doris Maletzki
Brigitte Rohde
Ellen Streidt
Christina Brehmer
Athletics women's 4×400 metres relay
  Gold Angela Voigt Athletics women's long jump
  Gold Rosemarie Ackermann Athletics women's high jump
  Gold Evelin Schlaak Athletics women's discus throw
  Gold Ruth Fuchs Athletics women's javelin throw
  Gold Siegrun Siegl Athletics women's pentathlon
  Gold Jochen Bachfeld Boxing men's −67 kg
  Gold Rüdiger Helm Canoeing men's K-1 1000 m
  Gold Joachim Mattern
Bernd Olbricht
Canoeing men's K-2 500 m
  Gold Carola Zirzow Canoeing women's K-1 500 m
  Gold Klaus-Jürgen Grünke Cycling men's 1000 m time trial
  Gold Hans-Ulrich Grapenthin
Wilfried Gröbner
Jürgen Croy
Gerd Weber
Hans-Jürgen Dörner
Konrad Weise
Lothar Kurbjuweit
Reinhard Lauck
Gert Heidler
Reinhard Häfner
Hans-Jürgen Riediger
Bernd Bransch
Martin Hoffmann
Gerd Kische
Wolfram Löwe
Hartmut Schade
Dieter Riedel
Football men's football
  Gold Wolfgang Güldenpfennig
Rüdiger Reiche
Karl-Heinz Bußert
Michael Wolfgramm
Rowing men's quadruple sculls
  Gold Jörg Landvoigt
Bernd Landvoigt
Rowing men's coxless pairs
  Gold Harald Jährling
Friedrich-Wilhelm Ulrich
Georg Spohr
Rowing men's coxed pairs
  Gold Siegfried Brietzke
Andreas Decker
Stefan Semmler
Wolfgang Mager
Rowing men's coxless fours
  Gold Bernd Baumgart
Gottfried Döhn
Werner Klatt
Hans-Joachim Lück
Dieter Wendisch
Roland Kostulski
Ulrich Karnatz
Karl-Heinz Prudöhl
Karl-Heinz Danielowski
Rowing men's eights
  Gold Christine Scheiblich Rowing women's single sculls
  Gold Anke Borchmann
Jutta Lau
Viola Poley
Roswietha Zobelt
Liane Weigelt
Rowing women's quadruple sculls
  Gold Karin Metze
Bianka Schwede
Gabriele Lohs
Andrea Kurth
Sabine Heß
Rowing women's coxed fours
  Gold Viola Goretzki
Christiane Knetsch
Ilona Richter
Brigitte Ahrenholz
Monika Kallies
Henrietta Ebert
Helma Lehmann
Irina Müller
Marina Wilke
Rowing women's eights
  Gold Jochen Schümann Sailing men's Finn
  Gold Uwe Potteck Shooting men's 50 m pistol
  Gold Norbert Klaar Shooting men's 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Gold Kornelia Ender Swimming women's 100 m freestyle
  Gold Kornelia Ender Swimming women's 200 m freestyle
  Gold Petra Thümer Swimming women's 400 m freestyle
  Gold Petra Thümer Swimming women's 800 m freestyle
  Gold Ulrike Richter Swimming women's 100 m backstroke
  Gold Ulrike Richter Swimming women's 200 m backstroke
  Gold Hannelore Anke Swimming women's 100 m breaststroke
  Gold Kornelia Ender Swimming women's 100 m butterfly
  Gold Andrea Pollack Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Gold Ulrike Tauber Swimming women's 400 m individual medley
  Gold Ulrike Richter
Hannelore Anke
Kornelia Ender
Andrea Pollack
Swimming women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  Silver Manfred Kokot
Jörg Pfeifer
Klaus-Dieter Kurrat
Alexander Thieme
Athletics men's 4×100 metres relay
  Silver Hans-Georg Reimann Athletics men's 20 km walk
  Silver Wolfgang Schmidt Athletics men's discus throw
  Silver Renate Stecher Athletics women's 100 m
  Silver Christina Brehmer Athletics women's 400 m
  Silver Gunhild Hoffmeister Athletics women's 1500 m
  Silver Christine Laser Athletics women's pentathlon
  Silver Richard Nowakowski Boxing men's −57 kg
  Silver Christa Köhler Diving women's 3 m springboard
  Silver Carola Dombeck Gymnastics men's vault
  Silver Gabriele Badorek
Hannelore Burosch
Roswitha Krause
Waltraud Kretzschmar
Evelyn Matz
Liane Michaelis
Eva Paskuy
Kristina Richter
Christina Rost
Silvia Siefert
Marion Tietz
Petra Uhlig
Christina Voß
Hannelore Zober
Handball women's handball
  Silver Andreas Schulz
Rüdiger Kunze
Walter Dießner
Ullrich Dießner
Johannes Thomas
Rowing men's coxed four
  Silver Sabine Jahn
Petra Boesler
Rowing women's double sculls
  Silver Angelika Noack
Sabine Dähne
Rowing women's coxless pairs
  Silver Harald Vollmar Shooting men's 50 m pistol
  Silver Jürgen Wiefel Shooting men's 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Silver Petra Priemer Swimming women's 100 m freestyle
  Silver Birgit Treiber Swimming women's 100 m backstroke
  Silver Birgit Treiber Swimming women's 200 m backstroke
  Silver Andrea Pollack Swimming women's 100 m butterfly
  Silver Ulrike Tauber Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Silver Petra Priemer
Kornelia Ender
Claudia Hempel
Andrea Pollack
Swimming women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  Silver Gerd Bonk Weightlifting men's +110 kg
  Silver Hans-Dieter Brüchert Wrestling men's freestyle −57 kg
  Bronze Frank Baumgartl Athletics men's 3000 m steeplechase
  Bronze Peter Frenkel Athletics men's 20 km walk
  Bronze Frank Wartenberg Athletics men's long jump
  Bronze Renate Stecher Athletics women's 200 m
  Bronze Ellen Streidt Athletics women's 400 m
  Bronze Elfi Zinn Athletics women's 800 m
  Bronze Ulrike Klapezynski Athletics women's 1500 m
  Bronze Gabriele Hinzmann Athletics women's discus throw
  Bronze Burglinde Pollak Athletics women's pentathlon
  Bronze Rüdiger Helm Canoeing men's K-1 500 m
  Bronze Frank-Peter Bischof
Bernd Duvigneau
Rüdiger Helm
Jürgen Lehnert
Canoeing men's K-4 1000 m
  Bronze Carola Zirzow
Bärbel Köster
Canoeing women's K-2 500 m
  Bronze Jürgen Geschke Cycling men's sprint
  Bronze Thomas Huschke Cycling men's individual pursuit
  Bronze Roland Brückner
Rainer Hanschke
Bernd Jäger
Wolfgang Klotz
Lutz Mack
Michael Nikolay
Gymnastics men's team all-around
  Bronze Michael Nikolay Gymnastics men's pommel horse
  Bronze Carola Dombeck
Gitta Escher
Kerstin Gerschau
Angelika Hellmann
Marion Kische
Steffi Kräker
Gymnastics women's team all-around
  Bronze Joachim Dreifke Rowing men's single sculls
  Bronze Uli Schmied
Jürgen Bertow
Rowing men's double sculls
  Bronze Dieter Below
Michael Zachries
Olaf Engelhardt
Sailing men's Soling
  Bronze Roland Matthes Swimming men's 100 m backstroke
  Bronze Rosemarie Gabriel Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Bronze Peter Wenzel Weightlifting men's −75 kg
  Bronze Helmut Losch Weightlifting men's +110 kg
  Bronze Heinz-Helmut Wehling Wrestling men's Greco-Roman −68 kg

AthleticsEdit

Men's Marathon

Men's 4 × 100 m Relay

Men's High Jump

Men's Long Jump

Men's Discus Throw

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Women's Shot Put

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Eleven cyclists represented East Germany in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial
Individual pursuit
Team pursuit

DivingEdit

FencingEdit

One male fencer represented East Germany in 1976.

Men's foil

FootballEdit

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

JudoEdit

RowingEdit

East Germany had 30 male and 24 female rowers participate in all fourteen rowing events in 1976. Each team received a medal.[2]

Men's single sculls – 3rd place (  bronze medal)
Men's double sculls – 3rd place (  bronze medal)
Men's coxless pair – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's coxed pair – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's quadruple sculls – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's coxless four – 1st place (  gold medal)
Men's coxed four – 2nd place (  silver medal)
Men's eight – 1st place (  gold medal)
Women's single sculls – 1st place (  gold medal)
Women's double sculls – 2nd place (  silver medal)
Women's coxless pair – 2nd place (  silver medal)
Women's coxed four – 1st place (  gold medal)
Women's quadruple sculls – 1st place (  gold medal)
Women's eight – 1st place (  gold medal)

SailingEdit

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's Competition

100 meter Backstroke

Women's Competition

100 meter Freestyle

200 meter Freestyle

400 meter Freestyle

800 meter Freestyle

100 meter Backstroke

200 meter Backstroke

100 meter Breaststroke

100 meter Butterfly

200 meter Butterfly

400 meter Individual Medley

4x100 meter Freestyle Relay

4x100 meter Medley Relay

VolleyballEdit

Women's Team Competition

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "East Germany at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "East Germany Rowing at the 1976 Montréal Summer Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 17 February 2018.