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Uwe Preißler

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameUwe•Preißler
Used nameUwe•Preißler
Born17 June 1967 in Mühlhausen, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German cyclist Uwe Preißler was a member of the silver winning 4,000 metres track pursuit team at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, although he rode only in the preliminary rounds. Preißler won the national title in 1989, and also rode in several road races. After re-unification he moved to RC Olympia Dortmund.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GDR Uwe Preißler
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) East Germany 2 Silver