|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||20 July 1957 in Merseburg, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)|
|Measurements||184 cm / 75 kg|
|Affiliations||SC Cottbus, Cottbus (GER)|
Track cyclist Volker Winkler was a member of the East German pursuit team at the 1980 Moskva Olympics, winning a silver medal. Winkler was also on World Championship teams from 1977-79 and in 1981, earning gold medals. In 1982, he added a World bronze medal.
In 1979 and 1980 Winkler won the East German nationals in the individual pursuit and the Madison, respectively. After retiring in 1985 he worked as a cycling coach, first at SC Cottbus, the club he had competed for, then at RSC Cottbus, and later at Berlin Cycling Union.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1980 Summer Olympics||Cycling Track (Cycling)||GDR||Volker Winkler|
|Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||East Germany||2||Silver|