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Werner Peter

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWerner•Peter
Used nameWerner•Peter
Born25 May 1950 in Sandersdorf, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements171 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsHallescher FC, Halle (Saale) (GER)
NOC East Germany


Forward Werner Peter was on the final East German football (soccer) squad at the 1980 Moskva Olympics that won the silver medal after losing the final against Czechoslovakia 1-0. He earned nine international caps, scoring one goal and 15 more with the GDR Olympic team, scoring six goals.

Domestically, Peter played with FC Chemie Halle from 1970-84 in 277 Oberliga matches, scoring 85 goals. After German re-unification he became general manager of Halle until 1992. He then worked as a football (soccer) coach at lower league clubs.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Football (Football) GDR Werner Peter
Football, Men (Olympic) East Germany 2 Silver