Udo Hempel

Udo Hempel (born 3 November 1946) is a retired road and track cyclist from West Germany, who won the gold medal in the Men's 4.000 Team Pursuit at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, alongside Günther Schumacher, Jürgen Colombo, and Günter Haritz. In the 1968 Summer Olympics, he had already won silver in the same event.[1] He was a professional cyclist from 1973 to 1983, whose best results were on the track.[2]

Udo Hempel
Udo Hempel 2012.jpg
Hempel in 2012
Personal information
Full nameUdo Hempel
Born (1946-11-03) 3 November 1946 (age 74)
Düsseldorf, Allied-occupied Germany
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Professional teams
1973–1974Unknown
1975Rokado
1976Maes-Rokado
1977–1982Quelle-Mars
1983A.B.C.

Hempel was also part of the West German team that won the gold medal in the amateur 4 km pursuit world championship in Leicester in 1970.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Udo Hempel". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.
  2. ^ Udo Hempel at Cycling Archives

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