Holger Freitag

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHolger•Freitag
Used nameHolger•Freitag
Born8 October 1963 in Steinheidel-Erlabrunn, Breitenbrunn, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements173 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


Holger Freitag, father of Richard Freitag, finished 35th at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics on the normal hill, representing East Germany. The same year he had his biggest victory, winning a World Cup event at Harrachov. His active career spanned from 1980-85, retiring after the 1985 season.

Holger Freitag then studied medicine at Berlin and Dresden and became an orthopaedic surgeon. He was first employed by a clinic in Erlabrunn and then owned a practice at Auerbach.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) GDR Holger Freitag
Normal Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) 35

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