Eberhard Rösch

Eberhard Rösch (born 9 April 1954) is a former East German biathlete.

Eberhard Rösch
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Eberhard Rösch in 1980.
Personal information
Full nameEberhard Rösch
Born (1954-04-09) 9 April 1954 (age 66)
East Germany
Professional information
ClubSG Dynamo Zinnwald
World Cup debut13 January 1978
Olympic Games
Teams1 (1980)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams4 (1977, 1978, 1979, 1981)
Medals5 (3 gold)
World Cup
Seasons4 (1977/78–1980/81)
Individual victories1
Individual podiums10

Rösch finished third overall in the World Cup in the 1977–78 and 1979–80 seasons. He worked for 17 years as a Stasi informer. He is the father of the currently active biathlete Michael Rösch.

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

2 medals (1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
  1980 Lake Placid Bronze Silver

World ChampionshipsEdit

5 medals (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
  1977 Lillehammer 34th
  1978 Hochfilzen Bronze Silver Gold
  1979 Ruhpolding 9th 28th Gold
  1981 Lahti 12th Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Individual victoriesEdit

1 victory (1 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1 victory
(1 Sp)
29 March 1980   Murmansk 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.


  1. ^ "Eberhard Rösch". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 13 July 2015.

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