Norbert Sattler

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameNorbert•Sattler
Used nameNorbert•Sattler
Born4 October 1951 in Mauthen, Kärnten (AUT)
Died19 January 2023
Measurements168 cm / 68 kg
NOC Austria
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Norbert Sattler was an Austrian slalom canoeist who was prolific during the 1970s, winning the national championships 35 times. Sattler won the silver medal in the K-1 event at the 1972 München Olympics. During his career he won five medals at the Canoe Slalom World Championships, including two golds. Sattler travelled the world to train other white-water canoeists spending time in South Africa, Japan, and the United States. He later returned to Austria to run a kayak school with his sister Barbara.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Slalom (Canoeing) AUT Norbert Sattler
Kayak Singles, Slalom, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver

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