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Klaus Reichert

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKlaus•Reichert
Used nameKlaus•Reichert
Born3 June 1947 in Hanau, Hessen (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsOFC Bonn, Bonn (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Klaus Reichert was a West German foil fencer who participated at three Olympic Games, 1972 at München, 1976 at Montréal, and finally in 1984 at Los Angeles. In 1980 he could not take part in Moskva due to the US-led boycott. Reichert won team gold at Montréal and team silver at Los Angeles, while in München the team finished fifth. Individually he made the semi-finals in München and lost in the barrage for the semi-finals at Los Angeles. Reichert was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in Germany.

At the Worlds Reichert won six foil team medals, three gold (1977, 1983, 1987), two silver (1973, 1985) and one bronze (1979). Domestically, he won the West German nationals in 1975, 1980, and 1981. By profession, Reichert became a dentist in Bonn.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Fencing FRG Klaus Reichert
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5 p1 r3/5
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) West Germany 5
1976 Summer Olympics Fencing FRG Klaus Reichert
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) =13
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) West Germany 1 Gold
1984 Summer Olympics Fencing FRG Klaus Reichert
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) West Germany 2 Silver

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