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Herbert Leonhardt

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHerbert•Leonhardt
Used nameHerbert•Leonhardt
Born27 January 1925
DiedJuly 1986
AffiliationsSC Aufbau Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


East German Nordic combined Herbert Leonhardt from Klingenthal finished 28th in the 1956 Olympics at Cortina d’Ampezzo. In 1949 he won all four Nordic disciplines at the Winter Championships in the Soviet Occupied Zone. The events were 16 km cross country, 4x8 km cross country relay, Nordic combined and ski jumping. The next year he added a bronze in the Nordic combined and won East German national titles in 1949, 1943-54. He also won the 15 km cross country title in 1949 and 1953, and the ski jumping title in 1949.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER GDR Herbert Leonhardt
Individual, Men (Olympic) 28