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Torsten Gutsche

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameTorsten René•Gutsche
Used nameTorsten•Gutsche
Born8 June 1968 in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg (GER)
Measurements181 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsKC Potsdam, Potsdam (GER) / OSC Berlin, Berlin (GER)
NOC(s) Germany

Biography

Torsten Gutsche had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1989 K2 500 m (with Kay Bluhm), 1st 1989 K2 1000 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1990 K2 1000 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1991 K2 1000 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1991 K2 10000 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1993 K2 500 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1993 K2 1000 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1994 K2 500 m (with Bluhm), 1st 1997 K4 500 m (with Mark Zabel, Björn Bach, and the non-Olympian Jan Günther), 1st 1997 K4 1000 m (with Mark Zabel, Björn Bach, and Stefan Ulm), 1st 1998 K4 500 m (with Zabel, Bach, and Ulm), 1st 1998 K4 1000 m (with Zabel, Bach, and Ulm), 1st 1999 K4 500 m (with Zabel, Bach, and Ulm), 2nd 1991 K2 500 m (with Bluhm), 2nd 1995 K2 1000 m (with Bluhm), 2nd 1999 K4 1000 m (with Zabel, Bach, and Ulm), 3rd 1990 K2 500 m (with Gutsche), 3rd 1990 K4 1000 m (with Kay Bluhm, Torsten Krentz, and André Wohllebe), 3rd 1994 K2 200 m (with Bluhm), 3rd 1997 K4 200 m (with Zabel, Bach, and the non-Olympian Jan Günther).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1992 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic Kay Bluhm 1 Gold Representing Germany    
  Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Kay Bluhm 1 Gold
1996 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Olympic Kay Bluhm 1 Gold Representing Germany    
  Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Kay Bluhm 2 Silver

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1992 Summer Olympics 4 August 1992 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Round One, Heat Two 3:13.36 1
1992 Summer Olympics 5 August 1992 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1:28.11 1

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