Kerstin Förster

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKerstin•Förster (Pieloth-)
Used nameKerstin•Förster
Born9 November 1965 in Cottbus, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements177 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsSC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German rower Kerstin Förster, wife of her teammate Olaf Förster, won the gold medal with the quadruple sculls at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. She also won two gold medals at the 1986 and 1987 World Championships, as well as a silver in 1983. In 1988, she won her only national title.

By profession, Förster studied coaching science and became a freelance personal and communication coach. In 2005, she published her textbook Die Managerin und ihre Mehrzahl.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Rowing GDR Kerstin Förster
Quadruple Sculls, Women (Olympic) East Germany 1 Gold

Olympic family relations

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