Petra Boesler

Petra Boesler (later Wach, born 19 September 1955) is a German rower who competed for East Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Petra Boesler
Personal information
Born (1955-09-19) 19 September 1955 (age 65)
Berlin
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
RelativesMartina Boesler (sister)
Renate Boesler (aunt)
Wolfgang Gunkel (uncle)
Sport
SportRowing
Medal record

She was born in Berlin.[1] She is the sister of Martina Boesler, who is also an Olympic rower.[2] Their aunt, Renate Boesler, won several medals at European Rowing Championships. Her aunt got her interested in rowing by taking her to regattas. Her aunt is married to the Olympic rower Wolfgang Gunkel.[3]

In 1976 she and her partner Sabine Jahn won the silver medal in the double sculls event.[1] In February 1978, she was given the sports awards Honored Master of Sports.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Petra Boesler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Martina Boesler". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
  3. ^ Mollenschott, Cornelia (1 July 1975). "Einige Fragen an" [A few questions for]. Neues Deutschland (in German). 30 (154). p. 5. Retrieved 23 April 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Viele Berliner unter den Ausgezeichneten" [Many Berliners among the award winners]. Berliner Zeitung (in German). 34 (32). 7 February 1978. p. 11. Retrieved 3 October 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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