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Peter Zipfel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePeter•Zipfel
Used namePeter•Zipfel
Born20 October 1956 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements185 cm / 77 kg
AffiliationsSV Kirchzarten, Kirchzarten (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Cross-country skier Peter Zipfel, brother of Georg Zipfel, represented West Germany at the 1980 Lake Placid and 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games. He finished fourth and sixth with the 4x10 km relay in 1980 and 1984 as his best Olympic result. Individually, he came in 21st over 50 km in 1980 as his best Olympic result. In 1976, 1977 and 1981 he earned West German national titles over 15 km. Peter Zipfel studied graphic design and became a cartoonist.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FRG Peter Zipfel
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 26
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 40
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 21
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 4
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) FRG Peter Zipfel
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 33
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 38
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 6

Olympic family relations