Ute Nestler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameUte•Nestler (-Kühne)
Used nameUte•Nestler
Born31 December 1960 in Annaberg-Buchholz, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements166 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


Cross-country skier Ute Nestler was initially coached by her mother Christine. Ute was a member of the East German team at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics and finished 16th over 5 km. She won four gold medals at the East German nationals with the relays of her home club SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal in 1977-78, 1980, and 1982. Her son Andy Kühne became a cross-country skier as well.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Ute Nestler
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 16

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