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Hans-Georg Beyer

Full name: Hans-Georg Beyer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: September 3, 1956 in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Frankfurt, Frankfurt an der Oder (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Handball

Related Olympians: Brother of Gisela Beyer; Brother of Udo Beyer.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Hans-Georg Beyer came from a top sporting family. His brother Peter and his sister Angelika also played handball, his brother Udo won Olympic gold in 1976 and bronze in 1980 as a shot putter, his sister Gisela finished fourth in the 1980 Olympic discus, while another sister, Gudrun, became physiotherapist to the German fencing team in 1992.

Hans-Georg Beyer won the 1975 and 1982 East German titles with ASK Vorwärts Frankfurt, and won the 1975 European Cup. He scored the decisive goal in the final against the USSR in the 1980 Olympic final. Beyer earned 46 caps for East Germany and retired in 1982 after spinal surgery.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball Men's Handball East Germany GDR 1 Gold

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1980-07-30 GDR 23, URS 22 2 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Group A Match #3 1 1980-07-20 GDR 21, ESP 17 1 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Group A Match #9 1 1980-07-24 GDR 27, CUB 20 5 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Group A Match #12 1 1980-07-26 GDR 22, POL 21 4 1 1 0 0
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Group A Match #15 1 1980-07-28 GDR 24, DEN 20 2 0 1 0 0
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