Peter Bruch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePeter•Bruch
Used namePeter•Bruch
Born25 September 1955 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements177 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany


Peter Bruch won the bronze medal with the East German 4x100 freestyle relay at the 1972 München Olympics. He also claimed the same medal in that event at the 1973 Belgrade World Championships. In München Bruch also finished sixth with the 4x200 freestyle relay and failed to make the finals of the 100 and 200 m freestyles. He later became a graduated sports teacher and worked with his home club SC Dynamo Berlin. After re-unification Bruch was employed by a security company.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Peter Bruch
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 14
200 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 16
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) East Germany 3 Bronze
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) East Germany 6

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