Günther Karl

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGünther•Karl
Used nameGünther•Karl
Born4 January 1949 in Passau, Bayern (GER)
Measurements188 cm / 87 kg
NOC West Germany


Rower Günther Karl from Passauer RV partnered with Franz Held at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics in the coxless pairs, but they missed the final, ranking 12th. In 1969 Karl won the bronze medal with the Deutschland-Achter (German Eights) at the European Championships. He finished second at the West German nationals in the coxed eights in 1967 and 1969, and was third in 1968 with Passauer RV.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Rowing FRG Günther Karl
Coxless Pairs, Men (Olympic) Franz Held 12