Günther Tilch

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGünther•Tilch
Used nameGünther•Tilch
Born4 May 1937 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements182 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER) / SC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany

Biography

East German speed skater Günther Tilch from Erfurt and later East Berlin competed at the 1960 Squaw Valley and the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympics. He was 20th in the 500 metres and 38th in the 1,500 metres in 1960, and finished 24th in the 500 metres at Innsbruck. He won the national All-Around national title in 1959, finishing fourth in 1958 and sixth in 1964.

Personal Bests: 500 – 41.8 (1963); 1500 – 2:15.6 (1963); 5000 – 8:35.0 (1965); 10000 – 17:42.3 (1965).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GER GDR Günther Tilch
500 metres, Men (Olympic) =20
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 38
1964 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GER GDR Günther Tilch
500 metres, Men (Olympic) =24