Falk Boden

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFalk•Boden
Used nameFalk•Boden
Born20 January 1960 in Elsterwerda, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Frankfurt, Frankfurt an der Oder (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Road cyclist Falk Boden was a member of the East German time trial team that won silver at the 1980 Moskva Olympics, losing only to the Soviet Union. He was also on World Championship winning road time trial teams in 1979, 1981, and 1989. In 1980 and 1984, Boden won the Tour of East Germany and in 1983 also won the Peace Race. Domestically, he won individual time trial titles in 1979 and 1980, also taking the 1982 road race.

After German re-unification Boden turned professional and won the 1991 German Road Race Pro Championships. He studied sports at the DHfK Leipzig (Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur) and became a graduated sports teacher at Frankfurt an der Oder.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) GDR Falk Boden
100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men (Olympic) East Germany 2 Silver