Germany at the 1992 Summer Olympics

Germany competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. It was the first time the European nation participated after German reunification in 1990. Previously, West Germany and East Germany had sent independent teams to the Games. 463 competitors, 300 men and 163 women, took part in 237 events in 26 sports.[1]

Germany at the
1992 Summer Olympics
Flag of Germany.svg
IOC codeGER
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de (in German, English, and French)
in Barcelona
Competitors463 (300 men, 163 women) in 26 sports
Flag bearer Manfred Klein
Medals
Ranked 3rd
Gold
33
Silver
21
Bronze
28
Total
82
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

 Saar (1952)
 United Team of Germany (1956–1964)
 East Germany (1968–1988)
 West Germany (1968–1988)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Bernd Dittert
Christian Meyer
Uwe Peschel
Michael Rich
Cycling Men's team time trial 26 July
  Gold Dagmar Hase Swimming Women's 400 metre freestyle 28 July
  Gold Ralf Schumann Shooting Men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol 30 July
  Gold Maik Bullmann Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 90 kg 30 July
  Gold Guido Fulst
Michael Glöckner
Jens Lehmann
Stefan Steinweg
Andreas Walzer
Cycling Men's team pursuit 31 July
  Gold Jens Fiedler Cycling Men's sprint 31 July
  Gold Petra Rossner Cycling Women's individual pursuit 31 July
  Gold Silke Renk Athletics Women's javelin throw 1 August
  Gold Elisabeth Micheler-Jones Canoeing Women's slalom K-1 1 August
  Gold Thomas Lange Rowing Men's single sculls 1 August
  Gold Kerstin Müller
Kristina Mundt
Birgit Peter
Sybille Schmidt
Rowing Women's quadruple sculls 1 August
  Gold Michael Jakosits Shooting Men's 10 metre running target 1 August
  Gold Klaus Balkenhol
Monica Theodorescu
Nicole Uphoff
Isabell Werth
Equestrian Team dressage 2 August
  Gold Andreas Hajek
Michael Steinbach
Stephan Volkert
André Willms
Rowing Men's quadruple sculls 2 August
  Gold Ronny Weller Weightlifting Men's 110 kg 3 August
  Gold Nicole Uphoff Equestrian Individual dressage 5 August
  Gold Alexander Koch
Ulrich Schreck
Udo Wagner
Thorsten Weidner
Ingo Weißenborn
Fencing Men's team foil 5 August
  Gold Elmar Borrmann
Robert Felisiak
Uwe Proske
Wladimir Resnitschenko
Arnd Schmitt
Fencing Men's team épée 6 August
  Gold Heike Drechsler Athletics Women's long jump 7 August
  Gold Ulrich Papke
Ingo Spelly
Canoeing Men's C-2 500 metres 7 August
  Gold Kay Bluhm
Torsten Gutsche
Canoeing Men's K-2 500 metres 7 August
  Gold Birgit Schmidt Canoeing Women's K-1 500 metres 7 August
  Gold Boris Becker
Michael Stich
Table tennis Men's doubles 7 August
  Gold Kay Bluhm
Torsten Gutsche
Canoeing Men's K-2 1000 metres 8 August
  Gold Dieter Baumann Athletics Men's 5000 metres 8 August
  Gold Heike Henkel Athletics Women's high jump 8 August
  Gold Mario Von Appen
Oliver Kegel
Thomas Reineck
André Wohllebe
Canoeing Men's K-4 1000 metres 8 August
  Gold Katrin Borchert
Ramona Portwich
Birgit Schmidt
Anke von Seck
Canoeing Women's K-4 500 metres 8 August
  Gold Germany men's national field hockey team
Field hockey Men's tournament 8 August
  Gold Andreas Tews Boxing Featherweight 9 August
  Gold Torsten May Boxing Light heavyweight 9 August
  Gold Ludger Beerbaum Equestrian Individual jumping 9 August
  Silver Franziska van Almsick Swimming Women's 200 metre freestyle 27 July
  Silver Jens Lehmann Cycling Men's individual pursuit 29 July
  Silver Herbert Blöcker Equestrian Individual eventing 30 July
  Silver Franziska van Almsick
Daniela Brendel
Jana Dörries
Dagmar Hase
Daniela Hunger
Simone Osygus
Bettina Ustrowski
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metre medley relay 30 July
  Silver Rıfat Yıldız Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 57 kg 30 July
  Silver Annett Neumann Cycling Women's sprint 31 July
  Silver Dagmar Hase Swimming Women's 200 metre backstroke 31 July
  Silver Ralf Brudel
Karsten Finger
Uwe Kellner
Thoralf Peters
Hendrik Reiher
Rowing Men's coxed four 1 August
  Silver Andreas Wecker Gymnastics Men's horizontal bar 2 August
  Silver Sabine Bau
Annette Dobmeier
Zita-Eva Funkenhauser
Anja Fichtel
Monika Weber-Koszto
Fencing Women's team foil 4 August
  Silver Steffen Fetzner
Jörg Roßkopf
Table tennis Men's doubles 4 August
  Silver Jürgen Schult Athletics Men's discus throw 5 August
  Silver Isabell Werth Equestrian Individual dressage 5 August
  Silver Heiko Balz Wrestling Men's freestyle 100 kg 5 August
  Silver Germany women's national field hockey team
Field hockey Women's tournament 7 August
  Silver Steffi Graf Table tennis Women's singles 7 August
  Silver Marco Rudolph Boxing Lightweight 8 August
  Bronze Franziska van Almsick Swimming Women's 100 metre freestyle 26 July
  Bronze Johann Riederer Shooting Men's 10 metre air rifle 27 July
  Bronze Kerstin Kielgass Swimming Women's 200 metre freestyle 27 July
  Bronze Franziska van Almsick
Annette Hadding
Daniela Hunger
Kerstin Kielgass
Simone Osygus
Manuela Stellmach
Swimming Women's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 28 July
  Bronze Mark Pinger
Dirk Richter
Andreas Szigat
Christian Tröger
Steffen Zesner
Bengt Zikarsky
Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metre freestyle relay 29 July
  Bronze Andreas Behm Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg 29 July
  Bronze Matthias Baumann
Herbert Blöcker
Ralf Ehrenbrink
Cord Mysegaes
Equestrian Team eventing 30 July
  Bronze Jana Henke Swimming Women's 800 metre freestyle 30 July
  Bronze Daniela Hunger Swimming Women's 200 metre individual medley 31 July
  Bronze Jörg Hoffmann Swimming Men's 1500 metre freestyle 31 July
  Bronze Karen Forkel Athletics Women's javelin throw 1 August
  Bronze Udo Quellmalz Judo Men's 65 kg 1 August
  Bronze Antje Frank
Annette Hohn
Gabriele Mehl
Birte Siech
Rowing Women's coxless four 1 August
  Bronze Sabine Braun Athletics Women's heptathlon 2 August
  Bronze Jochen Lettmann Canoeing Men's slalom K-1 2 August
  Bronze Brita Baldus Diving Women's 3 metre springboard 2 August
  Bronze Andreas Wecker Gymnastics Men's pommel horse 2 August
  Bronze Andreas Wecker Gymnastics Men's rings 2 August
  Bronze Richard Trautmann Judo Men's 60 kg 2 August
  Bronze Roland Baar
Armin Eichholz
Detlef Kirchhoff
Manfred Klein
Bahne Rabe
Frank Richter
Hans Sennewald
Thorsten Streppelhoff
Ansgar Wessling
Rowing Men's eight 2 August
  Bronze Sylvia Dördelmann
Kathrin Haacker
Christiane Harzendorf
Daniela Neunast
Cerstin Petersmann
Dana Pyritz
Annegret Strauch
Ute Schell
Judith Zeidler
Rowing Women's eight 2 August
  Bronze Manfred Nerlinger Weightlifting Men's +110 kg 4 August
  Bronze Kathrin Neimke Athletics Women's shot put 5 August
  Bronze Klaus Balkenhol Equestrian Individual dressage 5 August
  Bronze Jan Quast Boxing Light flyweight 6 August
  Bronze Ronald Weigel Athletics Men's 50 kilometres walk 7 August
  Bronze Olaf Heukrodt Canoeing Men's C-1 500 metres 7 August
  Bronze Stephan Freigang Athletics Men's marathon 9 August

ArcheryEdit

In Germany's fifth archery competition, only one of the six archers qualified for the individual elimination rounds. He lost his first match, as did both the men's and women's teams.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

Women's Team Competition:

  • Hanschen, Pfohl, and Wagner – Round of 16, 10th place (0-1)

Men's Team Competition:

  • Marzoch, Rosicke, and Lippoldt – Round of 16, 11th place (0-1)

AthleticsEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's 400 metres

Men's 800 metres

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 5,000 metres

  • Heat – 13:20.82
  • Final – 13:12.52 (→   Gold Medal)

Men's 10,000 metres

  • Heat – 28:52.83 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 29:22.19 (→ did not advance)

Men's 4 × 400 m Relay

  • Heat – DSQ (→ did not advance)

Men's Marathon

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

  • Heat – 49.37
  • Semifinal – 49.41 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 49.97
  • Semifinal – DNS (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Men's 20 km Walk

Men's 50 km Walk

Men's High Jump

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification – 7.85 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification – 7.50 m (→ did not advance)

Men's triple jump

  • Qualification – 16.89 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Javelin Throw

  • Qualification – 81.10 m
  • Final – 75.28 m (→ 12th place)

Men's Hammer Throw

  • Qualification – 74.86 m
  • Final – 76.90 m (→ 6th place)
  • Qualification – 73.64 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification – 63.46 m
  • Final – 64.94 m (→   Silver Medal)
  • Qualification – 59.98 m (→ did not advance)

Men's Shot Put

  • Qualification – 19.93 m
  • Final – 20.49 m (→ 5th place)
  • Qualification – 18.47 m (→ did not advance)
  • Qualification – did not start (→ did not advance)

Men's Decathlon

Women's competitionEdit

Women's 100 metres

Women's 200 metres

Women's 400 metres

Women's 800 metres

  • Heat – 2:00.87
  • Semifinal – 2:02.64 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 2:00.31
  • Semifinal – 2:00.91 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 2:01.39 (→ did not advance)

Women's 1,500 metres

Women's 10,000 metres

  • Heat – 32:07.28
  • Final – 31:36.45 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 33:17.88 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – did not finish (→ no ranking)

Women's Marathon

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Women's 400 metres Hurdles

  • Heat – 55.52
  • Semifinal – 55.35 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – 56.61 (→ did not advance)
  • Heat – DNS (→ did not advance)

Women's 4×100 metres Relay

Women's 4×400 metres Relay

Women's 10 km Walk

  • Final – 46:31 (→ 16th place)
  • Final – 50:21 (→ 33rd place)

Women's High Jump

  • Qualification – 1.92 m
  • Final – 2.02 m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Qualification – 1.92 m
  • Final – 1.88 m (→ 11th place)
  • Qualification – 1.86 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Long Jump

  • Heat – 7.08 m
  • Final – 7.14 m (→   Gold Medal)
  • Heat – 6.74 m
  • Final – 6.60 m (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 6.42 m (→ did not advance)

Women's Shot Put

Women's Discus Throw

  • Heat – 64.26m
  • Final – 62.16m (→ 9th place)
  • Heat – 63.60m
  • Final – 60.24m (→ 12th place)
  • Heat – 60.52m (→ did not advance)

Women's Javelin Throw

Women's Heptathlon

BadmintonEdit

BasketballEdit

BoxingEdit

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

CanoeingEdit

CyclingEdit

Seventeen cyclists, thirteen men and four women, represented Germany in 1992.

Men's road race
Men's team time trial
Men's sprint
Men's 1 km time trial
Men's individual pursuit
Men's team pursuit
Men's points race
Women's road race
Women's sprint
Women's individual pursuit

DivingEdit

Men's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round – 392.10 points
  • Final – 556.35 points (→ 10th place)
  • Preliminary Round – 353.85 points (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Men's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round – 426.27 points
  • Final – 574.17 points (→ 4th place)
  • Preliminary Round – 393.21 points
  • Final – 558.54 points (→ 7th place)

Women's 3m Springboard

  • Preliminary Round – 312.90 points
  • Final – 503.07 points (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Preliminary Round – 281.46 points
  • Final – 468.96 points (→ 7th place)

Women's 10m Platform

  • Preliminary Round – 284.13 points (→ did not advance, 14th place)
  • Preliminary Round – 270.51 points (→ did not advance, 20th place)

EquestrianEdit

FencingEdit

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women represented Germany in 1992.

Men's foil
Men's team foil
Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil
Women's team foil

GymnasticsEdit

HandballEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group B)
  • Germany – Unified Team 25-15
  • Germany – Romania 20-20
  • Germany – France 20-23
  • Germany – Egypt 24-16
  • Germany – Spain 18-19
  • Classification Match
  • 9th/10th place: Germany – Czechoslovakia 19-20 (→ Tenth place)
  • Team roster

Women's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Germany – Nigeria 32-17
  • Germany – United States 32-16
  • Germany – Unified Team 22-28
  • Semi Finals
  • Germany – South Korea 25-26
  • Bronze Medal Match
  • Germany – Unified Team 20-24 (→ Fourth place)
  • Team Roster

HockeyEdit

Men's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Semi Finals
  • Final
  • Germany – Australia 2 – 1 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Team Roster

Women's team competitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Semi Finals
  • Final
  • Germany – Spain 1 – 2 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Team Roster

JudoEdit

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Germany in 1992.

Individual
Team
  • Dirk Knappheide
  • Ulrich Czermak
  • Pawel Olszewski

Rhythmic gymnasticsEdit

RowingEdit

SailingEdit

Men's Sailboard (Lechner A-390)

  • Final Ranking – 214.0 points (→ 18th place)

Women's 470 Class

  • Final Ranking – 71.7 points (→ 8th place)

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men's competitionEdit

Men's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 22.70
  • Final – 22.73 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 22.88
  • B-Final – 22.88 (→ 11th place)

Men's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 50.05
  • Final – 49.84 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 50.29
  • B-Final – 50.62 (→ 12th place)

Men's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 1:48.12
  • Final – 1:48.84 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 1:50.07
  • B-Final – 1:50.46 (→ 14th place)

Men's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 3:50.73
  • Final – 3:49.06 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat – 3:49.99
  • Final – 3:49.75 (→ 7th place)

Men's 1500 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 15:03.95
  • Final – 15:02.29 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 15:13.71
  • Final – 15:04.28 (→ 4th place)

Men's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 56.03
  • Final – 56.26 (→ 8th place)
  • Heat – 56.27
  • B-Final – 56.49 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 1:59.40
  • Final – 1:59.78 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 2:00.94
  • B-Final – DNS (→ no ranking)

Men's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:02.48
  • B-Final – 1:02.73 (→ 13th place)
  • Heat – 1:03.85 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Men's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:20.80 (→ did not advance, 29th place)

Men's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 54.47
  • B-Final – 54.30 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat – 54.59
  • B-Final – 54.94 (→ 14th place)

Men's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 2:00.49
  • B-Final – 1:59.93 (→ 9th place)
  • Heat – 2:00.47
  • B-Final – 2:01.14 (→ 11th place)

Men's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:02.43
  • Final – 2:01.97 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat – 2:07.18 (→ did not advance, 32nd place)

Men's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:19.92
  • Final – 4:17.88 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat – 4:18.68
  • Final – 4:19.66 (→ 6th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:19.61
  • Final – 3:17.90 (→   Bronze Medal)

Men's 4 × 200 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 7:18.21
  • Final – 7:16.58 (→ 4th place)

Men's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 3:43.00
  • Final – 3:40.19 (→ 4th place)

Women's competitionEdit

Women's 50 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 25.79
  • Final – 25.74 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 25.96
  • B-Final – DSQ (→ no ranking)

Women's 100 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 55.40
  • Final – 54.94 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 55.98
  • Final – 55.93 (→ 7th place)

Women's 200 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 1:57.90
  • Final – 1:58.00 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Heat – 2:00.55
  • Final – 1:59.67 (→   Bronze Medal)

Women's 400 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 4:10.92
  • Final – 4:07.18 (→   Gold Medal)
  • Heat – 4:12.50
  • Final – 4:11.52 (→ 5th place)

Women's 800 m Freestyle

  • Heat – 8:35.11
  • Final – 8:30.99 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 8:43.52 (→ did not advance, 9th place)

Women's 100 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 1:02.90
  • B-Final – 1:04.52 (→ 16th place)
  • Heat – 1:03.35
  • B-Final – 1:02.93 (→ 9th place)

Women's 200 m Backstroke

  • Heat – 2:11.52
  • Final – 2:09.46 (→   Silver Medal)
  • Heat – 2:14.53
  • B-Final – 2:13.77 (→ 9th place)

Women's 100 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 1:10.00
  • Final – 1:09.77 (→ 5th place)
  • Heat – 1:10.49
  • Final – 1:11.05 (→ 8th place)

Women's 200 m Breaststroke

  • Heat – 2:32.09
  • B-Final – 2:32.05 (→ 10th place)
  • Heat – 2:34.58 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 100 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 1:00.02
  • Final – 1:00.70 (→ 7th place)
  • Heat – 1:02.07 (→ did not advance, 18th place)

Women's 200 m Butterfly

  • Heat – 2:21.49 (→ did not advance, 26th place)

Women's 200 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 2:15.16
  • Final – 2:13.92 (→   Bronze Medal)
  • Heat – 2:17.74
  • B-Final – 2:20.94 (→ 16th place)

Women's 400 m Individual Medley

  • Heat – 4:47.39
  • Final – 4:47.57 (→ 6th place)
  • Heat – 4:49.93
  • B-Final – 4:47.74 (→ 9th place)

Women's 4 × 100 m Freestyle Relay

  • Heat – 3:43.58
  • Final – 3:41.60 (→   Bronze Medal)

Women's 4 × 100 m Medley Relay

  • Heat – 4:10.62
  • Final – 4:05.19 (→   Silver Medal)

Synchronized swimmingEdit

Two synchronized swimmers represented Germany in 1992.

Women's solo
Women's duet

Table tennisEdit

TennisEdit

Men's Singles Competition

Men's Doubles Competition

Women's Singles Competition

Water poloEdit

Men's team CompetitionEdit

  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Tied with France (7-7)
  • Lost to Unified Team (7-11)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia (15-9)
  • Tied with Australia (7-7)
  • Lost to United States (2-7)
  • Classification Matches
  • Lost to Hungary (7-8)
  • Defeated Cuba (10-6) → 7th place
  • Team Roster

WeightliftingEdit

WrestlingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Germany at the 1992 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2011-12-23.