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Andreas Weigand

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAndreas John•Weigand
Used nameAndreas•Weigand
Born29 September 1945 in Gelnhausen, Hessen (GER)
Measurements188 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsWashington Canoe Club, Washington (USA) / US Air Force, (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Andreas Weigand competed for the Washington Canoe Club, racing alongside his brother Peter Weigand, at the 1968 Olympics. Andreas graduated from American University in 1968 with a degree in physics. He later attended Cal State Long Beach, earning a masters in 1972. Weigand won 22 national championships in C-1, C-2, and C-4, at various distances. At the time of the 1968 Olympics he was in the Air Force and became a pilot, and he later became a private pilot for Wrather Corporation.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) USA Andreas Weigand
Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 8
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) USA Andreas Weigand
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Roland Muhlen 6
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) USA Andreas Weigand
Canadian Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) Roland Muhlen 4 h3 r3/4

Olympic family relations