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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 Cierpinski, WaldemarWaldemar Cierpinski Athletics men's marathon
  Gold Beyer, UdoUdo Beyer Athletics men's shot put
  Gold Eckert, BärbelBärbel Eckert Athletics women's 200 m
  Gold Schaller, JohannaJohanna Schaller Athletics women's 100 m hurdles
  Gold Oelsner, MarliesMarlies Oelsner
Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher
Bodendorf, CarlaCarla Bodendorf
Eckert, BärbelBärbel Eckert
Athletics women's 4×100 metres relay
  Gold Maletzki, DorisDoris Maletzki
Rohde, BrigitteBrigitte Rohde
Streidt, EllenEllen Streidt
Brehmer, ChristinaChristina Brehmer
Athletics women's 4×400 metres relay
  Gold Voigt, AngelaAngela Voigt Athletics women's long jump
  Gold Ackermann, RosemarieRosemarie Ackermann Athletics women's high jump
  Gold Schlaak, EvelinEvelin Schlaak Athletics women's discus throw
  Gold Fuchs, RuthRuth Fuchs Athletics women's javelin throw
  Gold Siegl, SiegrunSiegrun Siegl Athletics women's pentathlon
  Gold Bachfeld, JochenJochen Bachfeld Boxing men's −67 kg
  Gold Helm, RüdigerRüdiger Helm Canoeing men's K-1 1000 m
  Gold Mattern, JoachimJoachim Mattern
Olbricht, BerndBernd Olbricht
Canoeing men's K-2 500 m
  Gold Zirzow, CarolaCarola Zirzow Canoeing women's K-1 500 m
  Gold Grünke, Klaus-JürgenKlaus-Jürgen Grünke Cycling men's 1000 m time trial
  Gold Grapenthin, Hans-UlrichHans-Ulrich Grapenthin
Gröbner, WilfriedWilfried Gröbner
Croy, JürgenJürgen Croy
Weber, GerdGerd Weber
Dörner, Hans-JürgenHans-Jürgen Dörner
Weise, KonradKonrad Weise
Kurbjuweit, LotharLothar Kurbjuweit
Lauck, ReinhardReinhard Lauck
Heidler, GertGert Heidler
Häfner, ReinhardReinhard Häfner
Riediger, Hans-JürgenHans-Jürgen Riediger
Bransch, BerndBernd Bransch
Hoffmann, MartinMartin Hoffmann
Kische, GerdGerd Kische
Löwe, WolframWolfram Löwe
Schade, HartmutHartmut Schade
Riedel, DieterDieter Riedel
Football men's football
  Gold Güldenpfennig, WolfgangWolfgang Güldenpfennig
Reiche, RüdigerRüdiger Reiche
Bußert, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Bußert
Wolfgramm, MichaelMichael Wolfgramm
Rowing men's quadruple sculls
  Gold Landvoigt, JörgJörg Landvoigt
Landvoigt, BerndBernd Landvoigt
Rowing men's coxless pairs
  Gold Jährling, HaraldHarald Jährling
Ulrich, Friedrich-WilhelmFriedrich-Wilhelm Ulrich
Spohr, GeorgGeorg Spohr
Rowing men's coxed pairs
  Gold Brietzke, SiegfriedSiegfried Brietzke
Decker, AndreasAndreas Decker
Semmler, StefanStefan Semmler
Mager, WolfgangWolfgang Mager
Rowing men's coxless fours
  Gold Baumgart, BerndBernd Baumgart
Döhn, GottfriedGottfried Döhn
Klatt, WernerWerner Klatt
Lück, Hans-JoachimHans-Joachim Lück
Wendisch, DieterDieter Wendisch
Kostulski, RolandRoland Kostulski
Karnatz, UlrichUlrich Karnatz
Prudöhl, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Prudöhl
Danielowski, Karl-HeinzKarl-Heinz Danielowski
Rowing men's eights
  Gold Scheiblich, ChristineChristine Scheiblich Rowing women's single sculls
  Gold Borchmann, AnkeAnke Borchmann
Lau, JuttaJutta Lau
Poley, ViolaViola Poley
Zobelt, RoswiethaRoswietha Zobelt
Weigelt, LianeLiane Weigelt
Rowing women's quadruple sculls
  Gold Metze, KarinKarin Metze
Schwede, BiankaBianka Schwede
Lohs, GabrieleGabriele Lohs
Kurth, AndreaAndrea Kurth
Heß, SabineSabine Heß
Rowing women's coxed fours
  Gold Goretzki, ViolaViola Goretzki
Knetsch, ChristianeChristiane Knetsch
Richter, IlonaIlona Richter
Ahrenholz, BrigitteBrigitte Ahrenholz
Kallies, MonikaMonika Kallies
Ebert, HenriettaHenrietta Ebert
Lehmann, HelmaHelma Lehmann
Müller, IrinaIrina Müller
Wilke, MarinaMarina Wilke
Rowing women's eights
  Gold Schümann, JochenJochen Schümann Sailing men's Finn
  Gold Potteck, UweUwe Potteck Shooting men's 50 m pistol
  Gold Klaar, NorbertNorbert Klaar Shooting men's 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Gold Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender Swimming women's 100 m freestyle
  Gold Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender Swimming women's 200 m freestyle
  Gold Thümer, PetraPetra Thümer Swimming women's 400 m freestyle
  Gold Thümer, PetraPetra Thümer Swimming women's 800 m freestyle
  Gold Richter, UlrikeUlrike Richter Swimming women's 100 m backstroke
  Gold Richter, UlrikeUlrike Richter Swimming women's 200 m backstroke
  Gold Anke, HanneloreHannelore Anke Swimming women's 100 m breaststroke
  Gold Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender Swimming women's 100 m butterfly
  Gold Pollack, AndreaAndrea Pollack Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Gold Tauber, UlrikeUlrike Tauber Swimming women's 400 m individual medley
  Gold Richter, UlrikeUlrike Richter
Anke, HanneloreHannelore Anke
Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender
Pollack, AndreaAndrea Pollack
Swimming women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  Silver Kokot, ManfredManfred Kokot
Pfeifer, JörgJörg Pfeifer
Kurrat, Klaus-DieterKlaus-Dieter Kurrat
Thieme, AlexanderAlexander Thieme
Athletics men's 4×100 metres relay
  Silver Reimann, Hans-GeorgHans-Georg Reimann Athletics men's 20 km walk
  Silver Schmidt, WolfgangWolfgang Schmidt Athletics men's discus throw
  Silver Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher Athletics women's 100 m
  Silver Brehmer, ChristinaChristina Brehmer Athletics women's 400 m
  Silver Hoffmeister, GunhildGunhild Hoffmeister Athletics women's 1500 m
  Silver Laser, ChristineChristine Laser Athletics women's pentathlon
  Silver Nowakowski, RichardRichard Nowakowski Boxing men's −57 kg
  Silver Köhler, ChristaChrista Köhler Diving women's 3 m springboard
  Silver Dombeck, CarolaCarola Dombeck Gymnastics men's vault
  Silver Badorek, GabrieleGabriele Badorek
Burosch, HanneloreHannelore Burosch
Krause, RoswithaRoswitha Krause
Kretzschmar, WaltraudWaltraud Kretzschmar
Matz, EvelynEvelyn Matz
Michaelis, LianeLiane Michaelis
Paskuy, EvaEva Paskuy
Richter, KristinaKristina Richter
Rost, ChristinaChristina Rost
Siefert, SilviaSilvia Siefert
Tietz, MarionMarion Tietz
Uhlig, PetraPetra Uhlig
Voß, ChristinaChristina Voß
Zober, HanneloreHannelore Zober
Handball women's handball
  Silver Schulz, AndreasAndreas Schulz
Kunze, RüdigerRüdiger Kunze
Dießner, WalterWalter Dießner
Dießner, UllrichUllrich Dießner
Thomas, JohannesJohannes Thomas
Rowing men's coxed four
  Silver Jahn, SabineSabine Jahn
Boesler, PetraPetra Boesler
Rowing women's double sculls
  Silver Noack, AngelikaAngelika Noack
Dähne, SabineSabine Dähne
Rowing women's coxless pairs
  Silver Vollmar, HaraldHarald Vollmar Shooting men's 50 m pistol
  Silver Wiefel, JürgenJürgen Wiefel Shooting men's 25 m rapid fire pistol
  Silver Priemer, PetraPetra Priemer Swimming women's 100 m freestyle
  Silver Treiber, BirgitBirgit Treiber Swimming women's 100 m backstroke
  Silver Treiber, BirgitBirgit Treiber Swimming women's 200 m backstroke
  Silver Pollack, AndreaAndrea Pollack Swimming women's 100 m butterfly
  Silver Tauber, UlrikeUlrike Tauber Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Silver Priemer, PetraPetra Priemer
Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender
Hempel, ClaudiaClaudia Hempel
Pollack, AndreaAndrea Pollack
Swimming women's 4 × 100 m freestyle relay
  Silver Bonk, GerdGerd Bonk Weightlifting men's +110 kg
  Silver Brüchert, Hans-DieterHans-Dieter Brüchert Wrestling men's freestyle −57 kg
  Bronze Baumgartl, FrankFrank Baumgartl Athletics men's 3000 m steeplechase
  Bronze Frenkel, PeterPeter Frenkel Athletics men's 20 km walk
  Bronze Wartenberg, FrankFrank Wartenberg Athletics men's long jump
  Bronze Stecher, RenateRenate Stecher Athletics women's 200 m
  Bronze Streidt, EllenEllen Streidt Athletics women's 400 m
  Bronze Zinn, ElfiElfi Zinn Athletics women's 800 m
  Bronze Klapezynski, UlrikeUlrike Klapezynski Athletics women's 1500 m
  Bronze Hinzmann, GabrieleGabriele Hinzmann Athletics women's discus throw
  Bronze Pollak, BurglindeBurglinde Pollak Athletics women's pentathlon
  Bronze Helm, RüdigerRüdiger Helm Canoeing men's K-1 500 m
  Bronze Bischof, Frank-PeterFrank-Peter Bischof
Duvigneau, BerndBernd Duvigneau
Helm, RüdigerRüdiger Helm
Lehnert, JürgenJürgen Lehnert
Canoeing men's K-4 1000 m
  Bronze Zirzow, CarolaCarola Zirzow
Köster, BärbelBärbel Köster
Canoeing women's K-2 500 m
  Bronze Geschke, JürgenJürgen Geschke Cycling men's sprint
  Bronze Huschke, ThomasThomas Huschke Cycling men's individual pursuit
  Bronze Brückner, RolandRoland Brückner
Hanschke, RainerRainer Hanschke
Jäger, BerndBernd Jäger
Klotz, WolfgangWolfgang Klotz
Mack, LutzLutz Mack
Nikolay, MichaelMichael Nikolay
Gymnastics men's team all-around
  Bronze Nikolay, MichaelMichael Nikolay Gymnastics men's pommel horse
  Bronze Dombeck, CarolaCarola Dombeck
Escher, GittaGitta Escher
Gerschau, KerstinKerstin Gerschau
Hellmann, AngelikaAngelika Hellmann
Kische, MarionMarion Kische
Kräker, SteffiSteffi Kräker
Gymnastics women's team all-around
  Bronze Dreifke, JoachimJoachim Dreifke Rowing men's single sculls
  Bronze Schmied, UliUli Schmied
Bertow, JürgenJürgen Bertow
Rowing men's double sculls
  Bronze Below, DieterDieter Below
Zachries, MichaelMichael Zachries
Engelhardt, OlafOlaf Engelhardt
Sailing men's Soling
  Bronze Matthes, RolandRoland Matthes Swimming men's 100 m backstroke
  Bronze Gabriel, RosemarieRosemarie Gabriel Swimming women's 200 m butterfly
  Bronze Wenzel, PeterPeter Wenzel Weightlifting men's −75 kg
  Bronze Losch, HelmutHelmut Losch Weightlifting men's +110 kg
  Bronze Wehling, Heinz-HelmutHeinz-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.