Bernd Eckstein

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameBernd•Eckstein
Used nameBernd•Eckstein
Born22 May 1953 in Mengersgereuth-Hämmern, Frankenblick, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements172 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsSportclub Motor Zella-Mehlis
NOC East Germany


East German ski jumper Bernd Eckstein finished third in the 1973/74 Four Hills Tournament. He was then selected for the 1976 Winter Games at Innsbruck, where he finished 32nd on the normal hill, and seventh on the large hill. Domestically, he won two silver and two bronze medals at the East German national championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) GDR Bernd Eckstein
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 32
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 7

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