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Kuno Werner

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameKuno•Werner
Used nameKuno•Werner
Born10 May 1925 in Heidersbach, Suhl, Thüringen (GER)
Died8 September 2004
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany

Biography

Kuno Werner from Oberhof in East Germany finished 27th in the 15 km cross-country event and tenth in the 4x10 km relay at the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. Four years later at Squaw Valley, he was the highest placed German in the 20 km biathlon event in ninth place. In the individual 15 km cross-country he was 24th and ninth in the relay. Werner also competed in Nordic combined and won two East German Championships in this event in 1952. Werner was also the East German 15 km cross-country champion in 1952 and from 1955-58, the 30 km champion in 1949, 1955-56 and 1958-60, and the 50 km champion from in 1955-57 and 1961. As a biathlete he won the East German titles in 1958 and 1959. He later became a cross-country and biathlon coach in Oberhof.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1956 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER GDR Kuno Werner
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 27
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 10
1960 Winter Olympics Biathlon GER GDR Kuno Werner
20 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 9
Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER GDR Kuno Werner
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 24
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 9