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Hans-Dieter Brüchert

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans-Dieter•Brüchert
Used nameHans-Dieter•Brüchert
Born18 August 1952 in Jarmen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements166 cm / 57 kg
AffiliationsSG Dynamo Luckenwalde, Luckenwalde (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Freestyle bantamweight wrestler Hans-Dieter Brüchert performed really well at the 1976 Montréal Olympics, winning the silver medal. He lost only to the eventual champion, the Soviet Vladimir Yumin, by a decision. At the 1974 World Championships, Brüchert won a bronze medal, and at the Europeans that year won silver, and bronze in 1976.

In 1974-75 and 1978 Brüchert won the East German national title. By profession, he graduated as a school teacher in 1978 after studying at the DHfK Leipzig sports. From 1980-81 he was head of the training centre at Potsdam.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Wrestling GDR Hans-Dieter Brüchert
Bantamweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver