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Roland Baar (12 April 1965[1] – 23 June 2018)[2] was a German rower who competed for his nation at several Olympic Games. After retiring from the sport in 1996, he received the Thomas Keller Medal in 1998. He served on the Athletes' Commission of the International Olympic Committee between 1999 and 2004.

Roland Baar
Born(1965-04-12)12 April 1965
Died23 June 2018(2018-06-23) (aged 53)
Velpke, Germany
OccupationRowing
Roland Baar
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  West Germany
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Bled M8+
Gold medal – first place 1990 Tasmania M8+
Representing  Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Eight
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona Eight
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Vienna M8+
Gold medal – first place 1993 Račice M8+
Gold medal – first place 1995 Tampere M8+

Baar was killed in a car crash in June 2018.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Trauer um Roland Baar". Hannoverscher Ruder-Club. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Roland Baar, 53, Olympian, Ex IOC Member". Around the Rings. Retrieved 26 June 2018.

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