Robert Bartko

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRobert•Bartko
Used nameRobert•Bartko
Born23 December 1975 in Potsdam, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsTeam Jumbo–Visma, (NED)
NOC Germany

Biography

German track cyclist Robert Bartko had his greatest year in 2000, winning two gold medals at the Sydney Olympics in the individual and team pursuit, setting a world record as the first team ever under 4 minutes (3:59.710 in the final). Four years earlier at Atlanta the team disappointed with a ninth place. At Athens in 2004, he came in fourth in the team pursuit and the Madison and was also eighth in the individual pursuit. At the World Championships, Bartko earned four gold medals, two silvers, and two bronzes. He also won a gold medal at the 2009 Europeans and 21 six-day races. Occasionally, he participated in several road races and road tours.

Bartko later became a cycling coach and was sports director of the German speed skating national team from 2014-18. Finally, he took over the job as a sports consulting and association promoter at the NOC of Germany.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Robert Bartko
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 9
2000 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Robert Bartko
Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
2004 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Robert Bartko
Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 8
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 4
Madison, Men (Olympic) Guido Fulst 4