Dieter Ritter

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDieter•Ritter
Used nameDieter•Ritter
Born26 July 1941 in Geising, Altenberg, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsSG Dynamo Zinnwald, Altenberg (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Biathlete Dieter Ritter was placed 33rd at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympics in the 20 km event. Domestically, he helped his home club SC Dynamo Zinnwald to win the East German national title with the military patrol in 1963. He also participated as a cross country skier and won the national title over 50 km in 1962. He also won three silvers in 1963 (30 km, 50 km and with the relay), and two bronzes in 1966 (50 km and relay).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Winter Olympics Biathlon GER GDR Dieter Ritter
20 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 33