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Horst Köhler

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHorst•Köhler
Used nameHorst•Köhler
Born14 November 1938 in Röbel/Müritz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements178 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Horst Köhler was an East German dressage rider who came in fourth with his team at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics and was fifth four years later in München. Individually he finished fifth and 17th, respectively. At the 1970 World Championships East Germany won the bronze medal in Aachen, and at the 1969 Europeans in Wolfsburg the team earned a silver medal, while in 1971 the team placed fourth. Domestically Köhler won East German titles in 1966-68, 1977-81, 1983, and 1986-88. He also placed second at the nationals in 1969-70, 1974-76, and 1985.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) GDR Horst Köhler
Individual, Open (Olympic) Neuschnee 5
Team, Open (Olympic) Neuschnee / East Germany 4
1972 Summer Olympics Equestrian Dressage (Equestrian) GDR Horst Köhler
Individual, Open (Olympic) Imanuel 17
Team, Open (Olympic) Imanuel / East Germany 5