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Roland Günther

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRoland•Günther
Used nameRoland•Günther
Born11 December 1962 in Zwingenberg, Hessen (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 72 kg
NOC West Germany

Biography

Cyclist Roland Günther was on the West German pursuit team at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics that narrowly won the bronze medal ahead of Italy by 1.30 seconds. He also won three World Championship medals, silver with the team in 1982, gold again with the team in 1983, and the individual pursuit bronze in 1985.

In 1987 Günther turned professional and rode six-day-races and won the Madison European Championships with partner and non-Olympian Volker Diehl. In 1992, Günther won the motor-paced cycling national title. He retired in 1993.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) FRG Roland Günther
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) West Germany 3 Bronze