Frank Dundr

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFrank•Dundr (Butz-)
Used nameFrank•Dundr
Born25 January 1957 in Sonneberg, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 89 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German rower Frank Dundr was born under the name Butz and assumed his wife’s name when they married in 1977. Dundr was World Champion in the quadruple sculls in 1977 with Martin Winter, Karl-Keinz Bußert and Wolfgang Güldenpfennig, and 1978, with Joachim Dreifke replacing Güldenpfennig, and Olympic Champion in 1980 with Winter, Carsten Bunk and Uwe Heppner.

Dundr was also active as a shot putter and discus thrower from 1970-73. He was educated as a construction worker and later studied state sciences at the Officer School at Aschersleben. Until 1990 he worked as a commissioner.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Rowing GDR Frank Dundr
Quadruple Sculls, Men (Olympic) East Germany 1 Gold