Hannelore Meincke

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHannelore•Meincke
Used nameHannelore•Meincke
Born17 February 1948 in Godenswege, Burg Stargard, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements189 cm / 91 kg
AffiliationsSchweriner SC, Schwerin (GER)
NOC East Germany


Hannelore Meincke was on the East German volleyball team that won the bronze medal at the 1975 European Championships. One year later she played at the 1976 Montréal Olympics, but the GDR team lost all its matches, including the match for fifth place against Cuba.

Domestically, Meincke played with SC Traktor Schwerin from 1963-79 and helped them win the East German Championships in 1976 and 1977. She was also on the squads winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1975 and the European Champions Cup in 1978.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Volleyball (Volleyball) GDR Hannelore Meincke
Volleyball, Women (Olympic) East Germany 6

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