Alfred Tischendorf

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlfred•Tischendorf
Used nameAlfred•Tischendorf
Born26 November 1934 in Eisenberg, Thüringen (GER)
AffiliationsSC Motor Jena, Jena (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


East German wrestler Alfred Tischendorf from Jena was eliminated early in the third round of the freestyle welterweight tournament at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. He qualified for the Olympics at the Budapest World Cup only a few months earlier by winning a bronze medal. At the 1961 World Championships he barely missed the podium, finishing fourth in both styles. In East Germany he claimed seven national titles and three runner-ups. By profession, Tischendorf was trained as a machine fitter.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Summer Olympics Wrestling GER GDR Alfred Tischendorf
Welterweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC