Uwe Kamps

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameUwe•Kamps
Used nameUwe•Kamps
Born12 June 1964 in Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 81 kg
AffiliationsBorussia Mönchengladbach, Mönchengladbach (GER)
NOC West Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Goalkeeper Uwe Kamps was on the West German football team that won the third-place match against Italy 3-0, and took the bronze medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Therefore, the team and all players were awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. Kamps played with the Olympic team eight times.

Domestically, Kamps spent his whole career playing with VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach from 1982-2004, helping them to win the German Cup in 1995. In total, he played 390 Bundesliga matches. After his playing career, Kamps became goalkeeper coach at Mönchengladbach.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Football (Football) FRG Uwe Kamps
Football, Men (Olympic) West Germany 3 Bronze