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Olaf Hampel

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameOlaf•Hampel
Used nameOlaf•Hampel
Born1 November 1965 in Bielefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 98 kg
AffiliationsBSC Winterberg, Winterberg (GER)
NOC Germany West Germany

Biography

West German former sprinter Olaf Hampel turned to bobsledding in the late 1980s. In 1988 he placed 14th with the West German four-man bob and after German reunification claimed two gold medals with pilots Harald Czudaj in 1994 and Christoph Langen in 1998. Beside these victories he was also World Champion 1995 in the two-man and 1996 in the four-man. In 1996 he also won in both bob events at the European Championships. Hampel was educated as a mechanical engineer.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRG Olaf Hampel
Four, Men (Olympic) West Germany 1 14
1994 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) GER Olaf Hampel
Four, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 1 Gold
1998 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) GER Olaf Hampel
Four, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 1 Gold

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