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Mario Kummer

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMario•Kummer
Used nameMario•Kummer
Born6 May 1962 in Suhl, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Mario Kummer was an East German road cyclist who won the world title in the 100 km team time trial in 1981 and 1989. In 1986 and 1987 he added two bronze medals. He was also a member of the team that won the gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

After German re-unification, Kummer turned professional until 1998, riding with Team Telekom. He participated in five Tours de France, and four times at both the Giro d’Italia and Vuelta a España. After his retirement, Kummer became Regional Chief Coach in Bavaria and later managed the pro cycling teams Team Telekom, T-Mobile Team, and Team Astana.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) GDR Mario Kummer
100 kilometres Team Time Trial, Men (Olympic) East Germany 1 Gold