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Ute Rührold

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameUte•Rührold (-Böhme, -Klawonn)
Used nameUte•Rührold
Born9 December 1954 in Zerbst/Anhalt, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements175 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

In addition to her two Olympic silver medals in 1972 and 1976, Ute Rührold was European Champion in 1972. At the World Championships, she placed second in 1973 and 1975, with a third-place finish in 1974. Rührold married handball player Wolfgang Böhme, although they later divorced. She later made her living as a tourism manager in the area of Rostock.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Luge GDR Ute Rührold
Singles, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
1976 Winter Olympics Luge GDR Ute Rührold
Singles, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver

Olympic family relations

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