East Germany at the 1984 Winter Olympics

East Germany (German Democratic Republic) competed at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.

East Germany at the
1984 Winter Olympics
Flag of East Germany.svg
IOC codeGDR
NOCNational Olympic Committee of the GDR
in Sarajevo
Competitors56 (40 men, 16 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Frank Ullrich (biathlon)
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
9
Silver
9
Bronze
6
Total
24
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Germany (1928–1936, 1952, 1992–)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Wolfgang Hoppe
Dietmar Schauerhammer
Bobsleigh Two-man
  Gold Wolfgang Hoppe
Roland Wetzig
Dietmar Schauerhammer
Andreas Kirchner
Bobsleigh Four-man
  Gold Katarina Witt Figure skating Women's singles
  Gold Steffi Walter-Martin Luge Women's individual
  Gold Jens Weißflog Ski jumping Men's normal hill
  Gold Christa Luding-Rothenburger Speed skating Women's 500m
  Gold Karin Kania-Enke Speed skating Women's 1000m
  Gold Karin Kania-Enke Speed skating Women's 1500m
  Gold Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich Speed skating Women's 3000m
  Silver Frank-Peter Roetsch Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Silver Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musiol
Bobsleigh Two-man
  Silver Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musiol
Ingo Voge
Eberhard Weise
Bobsleigh Four-man
  Silver Bettina Schmidt Luge Women's individual
  Silver Jens Weißflog Ski jumping Men's large hill
  Silver Karin Kania-Enke Speed skating Women's 500m
  Silver Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich Speed skating Women's 1000m
  Silver Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich Speed skating Women's 1500m
  Silver Karin Kania-Enke Speed skating Women's 3000m
  Bronze Matthias Jacob Biathlon Men's 10 km Sprint
  Bronze Jörg Hoffmann
Jochen Pietzsch
Luge Men's doubles
  Bronze Ute Oberhoffner-Weiß Luge Women's individual
  Bronze René Schöfisch Speed skating Men's 5000m
  Bronze René Schöfisch Speed skating Men's 10,000m
  Bronze Gabi Zange-Schönbrunn Speed skating Women's 3000m

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Frank Ullrich 3 32:40.2 17
Frank-Peter Roetsch 2 31:49.8 7
Matthias Jacob 0 31:10.5  
Event Athlete Time Penalties Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Holger Wick 1'12:19.1 9 1'21:19.1 29
Frank Ullrich 1'11:53.7 3 1'14:53.7 5
Frank-Peter Roetsch 1'10:21.4 3 1'13:21.4  
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Holger Wick
Frank-Peter Roetsch
Matthias Jacob
Frank Ullrich
1 1'40:04.7 4
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GDR-1 Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musioł
Two-man 51.59 3 51.94 3 51.15 2 51.36 4 3:26.04  
GDR-2 Wolfgang Hoppe
Dietmar Schauerhammer
Two-man 51.51 1 51.93 2 51.06 1 51.06 1 3:25.56  
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GDR-1 Wolfgang Hoppe
Roland Wetzig
Dietmar Schauerhammer
Andreas Kirchner
Four-man 49.65 1 50.18 1 50.18 1 50.21 1 3:20.22  
GDR-2 Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musioł
Ingo Voge
Eberhard Weise
Four-man 49.69 2 50.33 2 50.32 2 50.44 2 3:20.78  

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Karsten Brandt 45:40.1 41
Frank Schröder 43:52.1 26
Uwe Wünsch 43:49.9 23
Uwe Bellmann 42:35.8 7
30 km Frank Schröder 1'39:01.4 43
Karsten Brandt 1'35:54.8 30
Uwe Wünsch 1'34:13.9 25
Uwe Bellmann 1'31:59.3 10
50 km Uwe Bellmann DNF
Uwe Wünsch 2'35:48.9 43
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Karsten Brandt
Uwe Wünsch
Frank Schröder
Uwe Bellmann
2'02:13.9 9
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Petra Voge 19:16.6 36
Carola Anding 18:17.7 21
Petra Rohrmann 18:09.4 18
Ute Noack 17:46.0 8
10 km Carola Anding 34:33.3 24
Petra Rohrmann 34:00.3 17
Ute Noack 33:37.5 15
20 km Carola Anding 1'07:27.8 30
Petra Rohrmann 1'06:30.0 20
Ute Noack 1'05:43.5 18
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Petra Voge
Petra Rohrmann
Carola Anding
Ute Noack
1'11:10.7 8

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Falko Kirsten 15 21 13 30.4 16
Women
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Katarina Witt 3 1 1 3.2  
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Babette Preußler
Tobias Schröter
14 11 18.0 11
Birgit Lorenz
Knut Schubert
5 5 7.5 5
Sabine Baeß
Tassilo Thierbach
4 4 6.0 4

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Norbert Loch 46.784 12 46.886 11 47.214 17 46.830 14 3:07.714 13
Michael Walter 46.196 4 46.305 4 46.358 7 46.172 6 3:05.031 4
Torsten Görlitzer 46.177 2 46.205 1 46.571 10 46.176 7 3:05.129 5

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jörg Hoffmann
Jochen Pietzsch
41.996 3 41.891 4 1:23.887  
Hans-Joachim Menge
Detlef Bertz
46.935 15 47.238 15 1:34.173 15
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ute Oberhoffner-Weiß 41.908 3 41.945 3 41.793 3 41.602 2 2:47.248  
Bettina Schmidt 41.662 2 41.929 2 41.636 2 41.646 3 2:46.873  
Steffi Walter-Martin 41.639 1 41.863 1 41.496 1 41.572 1 2:46.570  

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Andreas Langer Individual 80.0 81.5 195.1 16 49:52.8 189.880 15 384.980 16
Uwe Dotzauer 81.0 85.0 199.5 12 48:56.8 198.280 7 397.780 7
Gunter Schmieder 86.5 87.0 208.4 4 51:16.3 177.355 24 385.755 15

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Holger Freitag Normal hill 78.0 87.8 77.0 85.7 173.5 35
Stefan Stannarius 84.0 99.4 89.5 111.7 211.1 4
Klaus Ostwald 84.5 100.7 84.0 100.4 201.1 13
Jens Weißflog 90.0 110.5 87.0 104.7 215.2  
Klaus Ostwald Large hill 98.5 89.6 95.0 82.2 171.8 26
Stefan Stannarius 101.0 95.6 99.5 93.0 188.6 9
Matthias Buse 102.0 97.0 93.0 79.9 176.9 21
Jens Weißflog 107.0 106.0 107.5 107.7 213.7  

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Andreas Dietel 39.45 20
André Hoffmann 38.87 11
Uwe-Jens Mey 38.66 8
1000 m Uwe-Jens Mey 1:19.14 25
Andreas Dietel 1:17.46 7
André Hoffmann 1:16.85 5
1500 m André Hoffmann 2:00.23 11
Andreas Dietel 1:59.73 6
Andreas Ehrig 1:59.41 5
5000 m Andreas Ehrig 7:17.63 4
René Schöfisch 7:17.49  
10,000 m Andreas Dietel 16:01.89 32
Andreas Ehrig 15:03.76 11
René Schöfisch 14:46.91  
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Skadi Walter 42.16 5
Karin Kania-Enke 41.28  
Christa Luding-Rothenburger 41.02 OR  
1000 m Christa Luding-Rothenburger 1:23.98 5
Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich 1:22.83  
Karin Kania-Enke 1:21.61 OR  
1500 m Gabi Zange-Schönbrunn 2:07.69 4
Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich 2:05.29  
Karin Kania-Enke 2:03.42 WR  
3000 m Gabi Zange-Schönbrunn 4:33.13  
Karin Kania-Enke 4:26.33  
Andrea Ehrig-Schöne-Mitscherlich 4:24.79 OR  

ReferencesEdit