|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||3 July 1938 in Lübz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)|
|Died||29 October 2022|
|Measurements||178 cm / 73 kg|
|Affiliations||Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER)|
|NOC||East Germany Germany|
Flatwater canoer Wolfgang Lange was part of the mixed German team at the 1960 Roma Olympics. He placed seventh in the K1-1,000, and eighth with his longtime partner Dieter Krause in the K2-1,000. In 1968 Lange returned within the East German team and finished eighth in the K1-1,000.
At the World Championships, representing East Germany, Lange won a 1963 gold in K4-1,000, a silver in K2-1,000, and a bronze in the relay. He added another bronze in the 1966 K4-10K. In 1959, 1966 and 1968 Lange won the East German K1-1,000 title, also winning the K2-1,000 in 1959 and 1966, and adding an additional four K4 titles. Lange later became a longtime coach at his home club SC Magdeburg.
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1960 Summer Olympics||Canoe Sprint (Canoeing)||GER||GDR||Wolfgang Lange|
|Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||7|
|Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||Dieter Krause||8|
|1968 Summer Olympics||Canoe Sprint (Canoeing)||GDR||Wolfgang Lange|
|Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||8|