Gabi Haupt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGabriele "Gabi"•Haupt (Nobis-)
Used nameGabi•Haupt
Born1 March 1942 in Zwickau, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements169 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


With the East German 3x5 km relay, cross-country skier Gabi Haupt finished fifth at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games with Renate Fischer-Köhler and Anni Unger, just one place behind West Germany. Individually, she placed 18th over 10 km and 20th in the 5 km event. In 1970 Haupt won a relay silver at the World Championships, which was the first ever international medal for East German cross-country skiers. In 1971 she won her only individual East German title in the 10 km event. Haupt also won four more national titles with the SC Dynamo Klingenthal relay.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Gabi Haupt
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 20
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 18
3 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) East Germany 5

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