Edgar Jorek

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdgar•Jorek
Used nameEdgar•Jorek
Born2 December 1955 in Wolfsburg, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements165 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsVfL Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (GER)
NOC West Germany


Edgar Jorek was a member of the West German male gymnast team that finished fifth at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. He also placed 17th in the individual all-around but missed all the apparatus finals. Domestically, he won several West German national titles.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRG Edgar Jorek
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 17
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) West Germany 5
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =16 r1/1
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =62 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =21 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =44 r1/1
Rings, Men (Olympic) =24 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =47 r1/1