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Uwe Bellmann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameUwe•Bellmann
Used nameUwe•Bellmann
Born8 October 1962 in Freiberg, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

East German cross-country skier Uwe Bellmann finished ninth with the 4x10 km relay at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Individually, he finished seventh in the 15 km and tenth in the 30 km events, but did not finish the 50 km. At the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics he placed fifth over 15 km, 15th over 30 km, and eighth over 50 km, while at the 1982 World Championships he won a bronze medal with the 4x10 km relay.

After German re-unification Bellmann continued his career until 1998 with less success. Domestically, he won 7 gold, 10 silver and 3 bronze medals in East Germany, and also 8 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in re-unified Germany. After his active career he turned to coaching and became chief national coach for several years until 2012.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Uwe Bellmann
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 7
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 10
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) AC
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) East Germany 9
1988 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Uwe Bellmann
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 5
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 15
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 8

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