Olaf Fricke

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOlaf•Fricke
Used nameOlaf•Fricke
Born1 January 1951 in Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsKC Grevenbroich, Grevenbroich (GER)
NOC West Germany


Canoe slalom events – held on the Augsburg course– appeared at the Olympics for the first time in 1972 (and for the last time until 1992). West German Olaf Fricke partnered Michael Reimann in the Canadian doubles and finished a disappointing seventh. One year later both were among the C-2 team members winning the gold medal at the World Championships. Both Fricke and Reimann were born in East Germany.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Slalom (Canoeing) FRG Olaf Fricke
Canadian Doubles, Slalom, Men (Olympic) Michael Reimann 7

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