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Frank Forberger

Full name: Frank Forberger
Gender: Male
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: March 5, 1943 in Meißen, Sachsen, Germany
Died: September 30, 1998 in Meißen, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Frank Forberger rowed the bow oar for the renowned Einheit Dresden four. With Frank Rühle, Dieter Grahn, and Dieter Schubert, the four rowers from Dresden competed for 11 years and were never beaten in international competition. They won the Olympic gold medal in the coxless fours in 1968 and 1972. At the world championships, they were victorious in 1966 and 1970 and they were European champions in 1967 and 1971.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Coxless Fours East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1972 Summer 29 München Rowing Men's Coxless Fours East Germany GDR 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Rowing East Germany GDR Final 6:39.18
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Rowing East Germany GDR Round One Heat One 6:54.62
1972 Summer 29 München Rowing East Germany GDR Final 6:24.27
1972 Summer 29 München Rowing East Germany GDR Semi-Finals Heat One 7:06.88
1972 Summer 29 München Rowing East Germany GDR Round One Heat Three 6:43.87