Guido Fulst

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGuido•Fulst
Used nameGuido•Fulst
Born7 July 1970 in Wernigerode, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsRadsportclub Werner Otto Berlin
NOC Germany

Biography

The most successful team pursuit cyclist in history, Guido Fulst won four World Championships and two Olympic golds in the event. His first title came in 1989, while still a member of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) amateur quartet.

After German unification, he added further titles in 1993, 1999 and 2000, while also collecting three silver and two bronze medals. At the Olympic Games, Fulst won gold medals in 1992 and 2000, while taking an individual bronze in 2004 in the points race. He also won three six-day races.

In 1992, Fulst was awarded the media prize _BAMBI with the pursuit team, and was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1993, Germany’s highest sports award. In 2001, Fulst was disqualified for doping due to increased coffeine levels and was sentenced to a fine of 2,000 Swiss francs. He retired in 2008 and became a property manager at a service company for hospitals and old people’s homes.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Guido Fulst
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
Points Race, Men (Olympic) 7
1996 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Guido Fulst
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 9
Points Race, Men (Olympic) 10
2000 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Guido Fulst
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
Madison, Men (Olympic) Olaf Pollack 6
2004 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GER Guido Fulst
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Germany 4
Points Race, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Madison, Men (Olympic) Robert Bartko 4