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Gerd Winkler

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGerhard "Gerd"•Winkler
Used nameGerd•Winkler
Born17 January 1951 in Langewiesen, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsSC Neuastenberg-Langewiese, Winterberg (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Gerd Winkler took part in two Olympics, 1976 (placing fourth with the biathlon relay) and 1980, winning a bronze medal in the relay at Lake Placid together with Franz Bernreiter, Peter Angerer and Hans Estner. He also placed 10th in the 10 km sprint and 30th over 20 km. At the 1978 World Championships Winkler was on the bronze medal winning relay team, and in 1977 Winkler won the German Championship in the 10 km sprint biathlon.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Biathlon FRG Gerd Winkler
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 4
1980 Winter Olympics Biathlon FRG Gerd Winkler
10 kilometres Sprint, Men (Olympic) 10
20 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 30
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 3 Bronze

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