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Manuela Mager

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameManuela•Mager (-Holzapfel)
Used nameManuela•Mager
Born11 July 1962 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)
AffiliationsSC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Figure skaters Manuela Mager and her partner Uwe Bewersdorf became East German champions in 1977 and 1978. They won the bronze medal at the 1978 European Championships and the silver medal that year at the World Championships. Two years later they won the bronze medal at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Games. They were the first pair to perform a throw loop in international competition. Mager was one of the very few sport stars of the former GDR who was allowed to legally leave the GDR and move to West Germany in the 1980s.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GDR Manuela Mager
Pairs, Mixed (Olympic) Uwe Bewersdorf 3 Bronze

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