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Roland Brückner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 3
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRoland•Brückner
Used nameRoland•Brückner
Born14 December 1955 in Köthen, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements172 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC(s) East Germany

Biography

Roland Brückner was an East German gymnast who specialized in the floor exercise where he won his Olympic gold medal in 1980, also winning the 1979 World Championship and 1981 European Championship on the floor. He won five Olympic medals, adding a silver in the 1980 team all-around, a bronze in that event in 1976, and also winning apparatus bronze medals in 1980 on the parallel bars and vault. His title collection was completed by 23 national titles and two World Cup victories in 1978 and 1980. Brückner later worked as a coach in Switzerland together with his former teammate Maxi Gnauck.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 24 r1/2 Representing East Germany    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic East Germany 3 Bronze
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic 4
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic =11 r1/1
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic =38 r1/1
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic =39 r1/1
  Rings, Men Olympic =36 r1/1
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic =30 r1/1
1980 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) Individual All-Around, Men Olympic 5 Representing East Germany    
  Team All-Around, Men Olympic East Germany 2 Silver
  Floor Exercise, Men Olympic 1 Gold
  Horse Vault, Men Olympic 3 Bronze
  Parallel Bars, Men Olympic 3 Bronze
  Horizontal Bar, Men Olympic 30 r1/1
  Rings, Men Olympic 4
  Pommelled Horse, Men Olympic 4