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Willi Mehlberg

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWilli•Mehlberg
Used nameWilli•Mehlberg
Born28 February 1937 in Szczecin, Zachodniopomorskie (POL)
Measurements175 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsMotor Neptun Rostock, Rostock (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


East German flatwater canoer Willi Mehlberg finished seventh with his partner Werner Ullrich at the 1960 Roma Olympics with the mixed German team in C2-1,000. Both also claimed a silver medal at the 1963 Worlds in the 10K. From 1959-63 and in 1965 they won East German titles at 1,000 m, and in 1959, 1961-63, and 1965 added 10K titles. Mehlberg also won this title in 1957 with another partner.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) GER GDR Willi Mehlberg
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Werner Ulrich 7

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