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Uwe Ampler (born 11 October 1964) is a retired track and road cyclist from East Germany, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.[1] There he won the gold medal in the men's team time trial, alongside Jan Schur, Mario Kummer, and Maik Landsmann. In August 1999 he tested positive for steroids during the Sachsen Tour and admitted his error.[2] His father, Klaus Ampler, was also a famous cyclist.

Uwe Ampler
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Full nameUwe Ampler
Born (1964-10-11) 11 October 1964 (age 54)
Zerbst, Bezirk Magdeburg, East Germany
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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Uwe Ampler Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 4 July 2016.
  2. ^ Cycling News

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