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Germany at the 1992 Winter Olympics

Germany competed at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. It was the first time that the nation had competed at the Olympic Games following reunification in 1990. Previously, West Germany and East Germany had sent independent teams to the Games.

Germany at the
1992 Winter Olympics
Flag of Germany.svg
IOC codeGER
NOCGerman Olympic Sports Confederation
Websitewww.dosb.de ‹See Tfd›(in German) ‹See Tfd›(in English) ‹See Tfd›(in French)
in Albertville
Competitors111 (75 men, 36 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Wolfgang Hoppe (bobsleigh)
Medals
Ranked 1st
Gold
10
Silver
10
Bronze
6
Total
26
Winter 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)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Mark Kirchner Biathlon Men's 10 km sprint
  Gold Ricco Groß
Jens Steinigen
Mark Kirchner
Fritz Fischer
Biathlon Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
  Gold Antje Misersky Biathlon Women's 15 km
  Gold Georg Hackl Luge Men's individual
  Gold Stefan Krauße
Jan Behrendt
Luge Men's doubles
  Gold Uwe-Jens Mey Speed skating Men's 500 m
  Gold Olaf Zinke Speed skating Men's 1000 m
  Gold Jacqueline Börner Speed skating Women's 1500 m
  Gold Gunda Niemann Speed skating Women's 3000 m
  Gold Gunda Niemann Speed skating Women's 5000m
  Silver Ricco Groß Biathlon Men's 10 km sprint
  Silver Mark Kirchner Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Silver Antje Misersky Biathlon Women's 7.5 km
  Silver Uschi Disl
Antje Misersky
Petra Schaaf
Biathlon Women's 3 x 7.5 km relay
  Silver Rudi Lochner
Markus Zimmermann
Bobsleigh Two-man
  Silver Wolfgang Hoppe
Bogdan Musioł
Axel Kühn
René Hannemann
Bobsleigh Four-man
  Silver Yves Mankel
Thomas Rudolph
Luge Men's doubles
  Silver Gunda Niemann Speed skating Women's 1500 m
  Silver Heike Warnicke Speed skating Women's 3000 m
  Silver Heike Warnicke Speed skating Women's 5000 m
  Bronze Katja Seizinger Alpine skiing Women's super-G
  Bronze Christoph Langen
Günther Eger
Bobsleigh Two-man
  Bronze Susi Erdmann Luge Women's individual
  Bronze Christa Luding Speed skating Women's 500 m
  Bronze Monique Garbrecht Speed skating Women's 1000 m
  Bronze Claudia Pechstein Speed skating Women's 5000 m

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Berni Huber Downhill 1:53.38 19
Hans-Jörg Tauscher 1:51.49 7
Markus Wasmeier 1:50.62 4
Berni Huber Super-G 1:16.78 31
Hans-Jörg Tauscher 1:15.98 21
Markus Wasmeier 1:14.58 9
Markus Wasmeier Giant Slalom DNF DNF
Armin Bittner 1:07.77 DNF DNF
Peter Roth 1:07.68 DSQ DSQ
Peter Roth Slalom 54.07 54.68 1:48.75 16
Armin Bittner 53.19 DNF DNF

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Markus Wasmeier 1:45.91 52.29 52.86 32.77 5
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Michaela Gerg-Leitner Downhill 1:54.99 18
Miriam Vogt 1:53.89 9
Katrin Gutensohn 1:53.71 6
Katja Seizinger 1:52.67 4
Miriam Vogt Super-G 1:25.40 18
Regine Mösenlechner 1:24.85 14
Michaela Gerg-Leitner 1:23.77 7
Katja Seizinger 1:23.19  
Michaela Gerg-Leitner Giant Slalom 1:08.69 DNF DNF
Christina Meier-Höck 1:08.07 1:07.26 2:15.33 11
Katja Seizinger 1:07.40 1:07.56 2:14.96 8
Traudl Hächer-Gavet 1:07.26 1:08.87 2:16.13 14
Martina Ertl-Renz Slalom 50.29 46.12 1:36.41 15

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Regina Häusl 1:27.95 DSQ DSQ
Miriam Vogt 1:27.35 36.61 36.29 48.52 9
Michaela Gerg-Leitner 1:27.26 DSQ DSQ
Katja Seizinger 1:26.42 36.23 DNF DNF

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Frank-Peter Roetsch 2 26:54.1 9
Jens Steinigen 0 26:34.8 6
Ricco Groß 1 26:18.0  
Mark Kirchner 0 26:02.3  
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Frank-Peter Roetsch 56:43.8 7 1'03:43.8 53
Jens Steinigen 58:01.8 3 1'01:01.8 29
Steffen Hoos 59:17.7 1 1'00:17.7 18
Mark Kirchner 54:40.8 3 57:40.8  
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Ricco Groß
Jens Steinigen
Mark Kirchner
Fritz Fischer
0 1'24:43.5  
Women
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
7.5 km Sprint Uschi Disl 2 25:58.9 11
Inga Kesper 2 25:57.3 10
Petra Schaaf 1 25:10.4 6
Antje Misersky 2 24:45.1  
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
15 km Uschi Disl 50:40.2 6 56:40.2 24
Inga Kesper 51:42.3 3 54:42.3 15
Petra Schaaf 50:56.3 3 53:56.3 13
Antje Misersky 50:47.2 1 51:47.2  
Women's 3 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Uschi Disl
Antje Misersky
Petra Schaaf
1 1'16:18.4  
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
GER-1 Rudi Lochner
Markus Zimmermann
Two-man 1:00.69 11 1:01.00 4 1:00.90 2 1:00.96 1 4:03.55  
GER-2 Christoph Langen
Günther Eger
Two-man 1:00.33 4 1:01.06 5 1:01.14 5 1:01.10 3 4:03.63  
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
GER-1 Wolfgang Hoppe
Bogdan Musioł
Axel Kühn
René Hannemann
Four-man 58.00 3 58.52 1 58.68 7 58.72 2 3:53.92  
GER-2 Harald Czudaj
Tino Bonk
Axel Jang
Alexander Szelig
Four-man 58.54 9 58.55 2 58.62 5 58.71 1 3:54.42 6

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km
C
Janko Neuber 30:29.8 32
Johann Mühlegg 30:29.4 31
Torald Rein 30:25.1 29
Jochen Behle 29:58.2 24
15 km
pursuit1
F
Janko Neuber 42:10.4 23
Torald Rein 41:48.1 21
Johann Mühlegg 41:11.8 16
30 km
C
Janko Neuber 1'31:57.8 47
Torald Rein 1'29:08.5 30
Holger Bauroth 1'28:58.1 28
Jochen Behle 1'25:59.8 15
50 km
F
Janko Neuber 2'14:37.1 29
Holger Bauroth 2'13:49.8 26
Johann Mühlegg 2'07:45.2 7
1 Starting delay based on 10 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Holger Bauroth
Jochen Behle
Torald Rein
Johann Mühlegg
1'43:41.7 6
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Manuela Oschmann 16:01.7 42
Simone Opitz 15:24.9 27
Heike Wezel 15:04.1 17
Gabriele Heß 15:03.7 16
10 km
pursuit2
F
Manuela Oschmann 30:52.5 38
Heike Wezel 29:08.6 25
Gabriele Heß 28:19.2 14
Simone Opitz 28:17.3 12
15 km
C
Heike Wezel 45:50.6 19
Manuela Oschmann 45:28.8 15
30 km
F
Ina Kümmel 1'36:48.2 46
Heike Wezel 1'33:34.2 32
Gabriele Heß 1'29:43.8 15
Simone Opitz 1'27:17.4 8
2 Starting delay based on 5 km results.
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Heike Wezel
Gabriele Heß
Simone Opitz
Ina Kümmel
1'02:22.6 8

Figure skatingEdit

Women
Athlete SP FS TFP Rank
Patricia Neske 16 11 18.0 13
Marina Kielmann 15 19 16.5 10
Pairs
Athletes SP FS TFP Rank
Mandy Wötzel
Axel Rauschenbach
10 8 13.0 8
Peggy Schwartz
Alexander König
8 7 11.5 7

Freestyle skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Klaus Weese Moguls 33.16 21.63 19 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Time Points Rank Time Points Rank
Yvonne Seifert Moguls 39.84 20.17 9 Did not advance
Birgit Keppler-Stein 42.27 21.32 8 Q 41.79 21.44 5
Tatjana Mittermayer 42.57 21.90 6 Q 40.84 22.33 4

Ice hockeyEdit

Group AEdit

Twelve participating teams were placed in two groups. After playing a round-robin, the top four teams in each group advanced to the Medal Round while the last two teams competed in the Consolation Round for the 9th to 12th places.

     Team advanced to the Final Round
     Team sent to compete in the Consolation Round
Team GP W L T GF GA DIF PTS
  United States 5 4 0 1 18 7 11 9
  Sweden 5 3 0 2 22 11 11 8
  Finland 5 3 1 1 22 11 11 7
  Germany 5 2 3 0 11 12 -1 4
  Italy 5 1 4 0 18 24 -6 2
  Poland 5 0 5 0 4 30 -26 0
  Finland 5:1   Germany
  United States 2:0   Germany
  Sweden 3:1   Germany
  Germany 5:2   Italy
  Germany 4:0   Poland

Final roundEdit

Quarter-finals

  Canada 4:3   Germany

Consolation Round 5th-8th Places

  France 4:5   Germany

5th Place Match

  Sweden 4:3   Germany 6th
  • Team Roster

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
René Friedl 45.609 8 45.503 6 46.274 9 46.157 9 3:03.543 8
Jens Müller 45.435 4 45.598 8 46.028 2 46.136 8 3:03.197 5
Georg Hackl 45.190 1 45.351 3 46.026 1 45.796 1 3:02.363  

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stefan Krauße
Jan Behrendt
46.060 1 45.993 1 1:32.053  
Yves Mankel
Thomas Rudolph
46.125 3 46.114 2 1:32.239  
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Gabi Kohlisch 47.206 11 47.072 7 46.911 5 46.791 4 3:07.980 6
Sylke Otto 47.089 7 47.460 19 47.394 16 47.056 11 3:08.999 13
Susi Erdmann 47.020 6 46.866 3 46.627 2 46.602 1 3:07.115  

Nordic combinedEdit

Men's individual

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Sven Leonhardt Individual 197.2 26 +3:28.7 52:28.6 35
Thomas Dufter 210.8 10 +1:58.0 47:52.9 12
Hans-Peter Pohl 212.5 8 +1:46.7 48:41.7 16

Men's Team

Three participants per team.

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Best two out of three jumps per team member were counted.)
  • 10 km cross-country skiing (Start delay, based on ski jumping results.)
Athletes Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Points Rank Start at Time Rank
Hans-Peter Pohl
Jens Deimel
Thomas Dufter
609.7 3 2:57.0 1'28:21.9 5

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Jens Deimel Normal hill 80.0 92.0 81.5 94.4 186.4 34
Dieter Thoma 79.5 93.2 82.0 96.2 189.4 27
Jens Weißflog 84.0 104.9 83.5 103.6 208.5 9
Heiko Hunger 87.0 108.7 84.0 102.9 211.6 7
Heiko Hunger Large hill 72.0 -2.2 DNF DNF
Jens Weißflog 90.0 60.5 99.5 80.8 141.3 33
Dieter Thoma 96.0 68.9 93.0 63.7 132.6 39
Christof Duffner 112.0 98.3 100.0 78.0 176.3 11
Men's team large hill
Athletes Result
Points 1 Rank
Dieter Thoma
Heiko Hunger
Jens Weißflog
Christof Duffner
544.6 5
1 Four teams members performed two jumps each. The best three were counted.

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Olaf Zinke 38.40 25
Peter Adeberg 38.33 23
Uwe-Jens Mey 37.14  
1000 m Peter Adeberg 1:15.04 5
Olaf Zinke 1:14.85  
1500 m Peter Adeberg 1:57.54 15
Markus Tröger 1:57.42 13
Olaf Zinke 1:56.74 6
5000 m Rudi Jeklic 7:33.15 34
Markus Tröger 7:17.62 15
Frank Dittrich 7:06.33 4
10,000 m Rudi Jeklic 14:51.89 23
Frank Dittrich 14:50.23 20
Markus Tröger 14:45.41 15
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Anke Baier 41.30 10
Angela Hauck 41.10 8
Monique Garbrecht 40.63 4
Christa Luding-Rothenburger 40.57  
1000 m Angela Hauck 1:24.11 14
Anke Baier 1:23.31 9
Christa Luding-Rothenburger 1:23.06 8
Monique Garbrecht 1:22.10  
1500 m Heike Warnicke 2:08.52 8
Monique Garbrecht 2:07.24 5
Gunda Niemann 2:05.92  
Jacqueline Börner 2:05.87  
3000 m Jacqueline Börner 4:28.52 8
Heike Warnicke 4:22.88  
Gunda Niemann 4:19.90  
5000 m Claudia Pechstein 7:39.80  
Heike Warnicke 7:37.59  
Gunda Niemann 7:31.57  

ReferencesEdit