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Hans-Joachim Böhmer (1 October 1940 – 28 December 1999) was an East German rower who won a bronze medal in the double sculls at the 1972 Summer Olympics, together with Uli Schmied.[1][2] They also won a European title in 1971 and a silver medal at the 1970 World Rowing Championships. In other rowing events Böhmer won a bronze medal in the eights at the 1966 World Rowing Championships.[3]

Joachim Böhmer
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-A0812-0012-001, Joachim Böhmer, Peter Schulz.jpg
Böhmer (right) in 1962
Personal information
Born 1 October 1940
Berlin, Germany
Died 28 December 1999 (aged 59)
Berlin, Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Spouse(s) Irmgard Brendenal-Böhmer
Sport
Sport Rowing
Club SC Dynamo Berlin

On retiring from sport Böhmer studied political science, and became a criminologist for the police in the Köpenick district of former East Berlin. His wife Irmgard Brendenal-Böhmer was also European champion in rowing.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Joachim Böhmer at FISA WorldRowing.com
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Joachim Böhmer". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Rudern – Europameisterschaften (Herren – Doppelzweier)" [Rowing – European Championships (Men – Double Sculls)] (in German). Sport-Komplett.de. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. 
    "Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Doppelzweier – Herren" [Rowing – World Championships. Double Sculls – Men] (in German). Sport-Komplett.de. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. 
    "Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften. Achter – Herren" [Rowing – World Championships. Eight – Men] (in German). Sport-Komplett.de. Archived from the original on 17 October 2014.