Lothar Gericke

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLothar•Gericke
Used nameLothar•Gericke
Born28 February 1950 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsBerliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany


Lothar Gericke was a member of the East German 4x100 freestyle relay, finishing fifth at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He swam for Berliner TSC and was teamed nationally with Frank Wiegand, Horst-Günter Gregor and Udo Poser. In 1971 he earned his only East German national title with the 4x100 relay of Berliner TSC.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Lothar Gericke
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) East Germany 5