Klaus Ostwald (born 26 August 1958) is an East German former ski jumper.
|Born||26 August 1958|
Bad Elster, East Germany
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Personal best||176 m (577 ft)|
Planica, 16 March 1979
|World Cup career|
|Updated on 10 February 2016.|
He won the FIS Ski Flying World Championships 1983 in Harrachov. Ostwald earned two medals in the team large hill at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in 1984 and a bronze in 1985. His best individual finish at the world championships was 4th in the individual large hill in 1982. His best finish at the Winter Olympics was 13th in the normal hill at Sarajevo in 1984. He also had World Cup wins.
|1||1981/82||31 January 1982||Engelberg||Gross-Titlis-Schanze K116||LH|
|2||1983/84||30 December 1983||Oberstdorf||Schattenbergschanze K115||LH|
Ski jumping world recordEdit
|18 March 1979||Velikanka bratov Gorišek K165||Planica, Yugoslavia||176||577|
- "Koglerju naslov, Ostwaldu rekord (page 9)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 19 March 1979.
- "Klaus Ostwald - Planica 1979 - 176 m - World record". YouTube. 18 March 1979.