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Matthias Buse

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMatthias•Buse
Used nameMatthias•Buse
Born3 March 1959 in Zittau, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements175 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


At the Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti in 1978 East German ski jumper Matthias Buse won the World Championship on the normal hill, and at the 1984 World Championships in team jumping in Engelberg, he won a silver medal with the East German team. In the 1977/78 Four Hills Tournament (Vierschanzentournee) he placed second. Buse competed at the 1984 Olympic Games in Sarajevo and finished 21st on the large hill.

Buse turned to youth coaching after his active career, but became unemployed after German re-unification. He was later elected vice-president of his home club VSC Klingenthal from 2003-06. He also became ski jumping keeper in the Vogtland Arena at Klingenthal.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) GDR Matthias Buse
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 21

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