Walter Eggert

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWalter•Eggert
Used nameWalter•Eggert
Born18 July 1940 in Ilsenburg, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Died2 June 2017
Measurements176 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsSC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Luger Walter Eggert finished fourth at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympics together with Helmut Vollprecht in men’s doubles. In 1964 and 1965 both earned two silvers at the East German championships in men’s doubles. Eggert also added another national bronze in 1962 with non-Olympian Bernd Ruhe. In the men’s singles he also placed third nationally in 1961 and 1965. His grandson Toni Eggert participated at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Winter Olympics Luge GER GDR Walter Eggert
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Helmut Vollprecht 4

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