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Alf-Gerd Deckert

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlf-Gerd•Deckert
Used nameAlf-Gerd•Deckert
Born4 July 1955 in Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


Cross-country skier Alf-Gerd Deckert represented East Germany at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games and finished ninth over 30 km as his best result. Domestically, he won the East German nationals with the relay of SC Dynamo Klingenthal in 1978-80, and also individually over 15 km in 1980. Deckert married swimmer Petra Thümer, but they stayed together for only a short time. His brother Manfred participated as a ski jumper at the 1980 Winter Olympics.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GDR Alf-Gerd Deckert
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 37
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 9
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 26

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