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Harald Czudaj

Full name: Harald Czudaj
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: February 14, 1963 in Wermsdorf, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SSV Altenberg, Altenberg im Erzgebirge (GER) / BRC Riesa, Riesa (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Former East German bobpilot Harald Czudaj won a four-man gold medal in 1994 with Karsten Brannasch, Olaf Hampel and brakeman Alexander Szelig. In 1990 he won two silver medals with the former GDR at the World Championships, adding two bronze medals for the reunified German team in 1991 and 1995 in the four-man. In 1992 and 1998 he won the four-man at the European Championships. He then turned briefly to coaching and coached the Dutch women’s team in 2006 at the Torino Olympics. After reunification it was revealed that Czudaj had been working for the Stasi (National Security Service of former GDR) as a so-called IM (Informeller Mitarbeiter / Informal Employee).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Men's Four Germany-2 GER 6
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Men's Four Germany-2 GER 1 Gold
1998 Winter 34 Nagano Bobsleigh Men's Four Germany-1 GER 8

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Final Standings
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 1
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 2
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 3
1992 Winter 28 Albertville Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 4
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Final Standings
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 1
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 2
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 3
1994 Winter 30 Lillehammer Bobsleigh Germany-2 GER Run 4
1998 Winter 34 Nagano Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Final Standings
1998 Winter 34 Nagano Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Run 1
1998 Winter 34 Nagano Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Run 2
1998 Winter 34 Nagano Bobsleigh Germany-1 GER Run 3