Jörg Landvoigt (born 23 March 1951) is a retired German rower
Bernd and Jörg Landvoigt in 1978
|Born||23 March 1951 (age 69)|
Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||88 kg (194 lb)|
|Relatives||Bernd Landvoigt (brother)|
Viola Goretzki (sister-in-law)
Ike Landvoigt (nephew)
|Club||SG Dynamo Potsdam|
Jörg Landvoigt had his best achievements in the coxless pairs, rowing with his twin. Between 1974 and 1980 they won all but one of the 180 races in which they competed, including four world championships and two Olympics; they only lost once, to other twins, Yuri and Nikolay Pimenov. The Landvoigt brothers also won a bronze medal in the eights at the 1972 Olympics and a European title in coxless fours in 1973.
Jörg is left-handed, whereas Bernd is right-handed. After retiring from competitions Jörg worked as a rowing coach at his club SG Dynamo Potsdam and later with the junior national team. Today he works for the Regional Sports Federation of Brandenburg. In 1998, he became the honorary chairman of the Havel-Regatta-Verein von 1920. In this position, he organises and plans regional and national rowing events in the areas of Potsdam and Brandenburg, such as the 2005 World Rowing Junior Championships in Brandenburg. His son Ike also became an Olympic rower.
- Klaus Gallinat; Olaf W. Reimann. "Landvoigt, Bernd u. Jörg * 23 March 1951 Leistungssportler (Rudern)" (in German). Bundesstiftung zur Aufarbeitung der SED-Diktatur: Biographische Datenbanken. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jörg Landvoigt". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020.
- Jörg Landvoigt at FISA WorldRowing.com
- Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften – Zweier ohne Steuermann – Herren, Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Vierer o.Stm.). sport-komplett.de
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