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Peter Adeberg

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePeter•Adeberg
Used namePeter•Adeberg
Born23 May 1968 in Merseburg, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements185 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsBerliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
NOC East Germany Germany

Biography

Peter Adeberg was an international skater just below the top level in the 1,000 m and 1,500 m. As East German Junior Champion, he took part in the World Junior Championships in 1985, finishing fifth. Two years later, he competed at senior tournaments for the first time. Altogether, he took part in eight European Championships (best performance: 7th in 1991), six World Championships (9th in 1991), one World Sprint Championship (9th in 1991), three World Single Distance Championships (5th and 6th in 1996) and four Olympic Games. His best Olympic result was fifth place in the 1992 1,000 metres, while he finished sixth in the 1994 1,500 metres.

Peter Adeberg became National Allround Champion twice (1989 in the DDR, 1992 in unified Germany) and won 9 World Cup races (all over 1,500 m). His sister, Ulrike, was also a speed skater.

Personal Bests: 500 – 36.92 (1998); 1000 – 1:11.90 (1998); 1500 – 1:48.81 (1998); 5000 – 6:51.35 (1998); 10000 – 14:47.67 (1998).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GDR Peter Adeberg
500 metres, Men (Olympic) 28
1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 8
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 8
1992 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GER Peter Adeberg
500 metres, Men (Olympic) 23
1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 15
1994 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GER Peter Adeberg
500 metres, Men (Olympic) 18
1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 13
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 6
1998 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GER Peter Adeberg
500 metres, Men (Olympic) AC
1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) =9
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 13

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1998 Winter Olympics 15 February 1998 Speed Skating (Skating) 1,000 metres, Men Final Standings 1:11.90 =9

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