Lutz Löscher

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLutz•Löscher
Used nameLutz•Löscher
Born9 January 1960 in Leipzig, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsSC DHfK, Leipzig (GER)
NOC East Germany


Lutz Löscher was a freestyle swimmer who was eliminated as sixth in the heats of both the 200 and 400 freestyle at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. He was also a substitute on the East German 4x200 freestyle relay but did not swim. He won two East German relay national titles with his home club SC DHfK Leipzig. Löscher later became an author, writing mainly about the peaceful revolution in East Germany leading to re-unification.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) GDR Lutz Löscher
200 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 47
400 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 38
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) East Germany DNS