Harro Bode (born 20 February 1951, in Sobernheim) is a German sailor and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in the 470 Class with Frank Hübner at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.[1]

Harro Bode
Personal information
Born20 February 1951 (1951-02-20) (age 68)
Sobernheim

Harro Bode studied civil engineering and later became CEO of Ruhrverband, a large water utility in the west of Germany. He was appointed honorary professor at the university of Hannover and published many papers about water science and water politics.

HonoursEdit

  • 1976: Award of silver laurel leaf by German Bundespräsident Walter Scheel
  • 1987: Karl-Imhoff-Prize of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) (formerly ATV)
  • 2014: IWA-Award for "Outstanding Contribution to Water Management and Science"
  • 2015: Golden Badge of Honor of the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Sailing Archived 2008-09-17 at the Wayback MachinedatabaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 8 November 2008)

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