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Rudolf Dannhauer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRudolf•Dannhauer
Used nameRudolf•Dannhauer
Born29 June 1934 in Wernigerode, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements167 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany

Biography

Long-distance cross-country skier Rudolf Dannhauer from Oberhof in East Germany competed at the 1960 Squaw Valley and the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympics with limited success in the 30 km and the 50 km events. He never won a singles title in East Germany but only a relay one in 1959 with ASK Vorwärts Oberhof. Dannahuer was married to his teammate Renate Dannhauer-Borges. He trained as an electromechanical engineer, but later became a youth coach in Oberhof.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER GDR Rudolf Dannhauer
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 29
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 23
1964 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER GDR Rudolf Dannhauer
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 32
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) AC

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