Richard Breutner

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRichard•Breutner
Used nameRichard•Breutner
Born10 September 1979 in Johannesburg, Gauteng (RSA)
Measurements185 cm / 91 kg
AffiliationsOFC Bonn, Bonn (GER)
NOC Germany


Although born in Johannesburg, South Africa, fencer Richard Breutner was a member of the German foil team that placed sixth at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Individually he reached the quarter-finals and finished seventh. At both the 2006 and 2008 World Championships, Breutner won silver medals with the foil team. At the 2004 Europeans he had his greatest moment when he won the individual gold medal. He also won two bronze medals, with the team in 2002 and individually in 2003. Nationally, Breutner won his only title in 2006.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2000 Summer Olympics Fencing GER Richard Breutner
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 7
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 6

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