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Manfred Geyer

Full name: Manfred Geyer
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: May 23, 1951 in Altenfeld, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Manfred Geyer won a bronze medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games in the relay together with Frank Ullrich, Karl-Heinz Menz and Manfred Beer, finishing behind the Soviet Union and Finland. Geyer also finished 12th over 20 km in 1976, and won two relay bronze medals at the World Championships in 1973 and 1977. At the East German Championships, Geyer won a relay title in 1972 with ASK Vorwärts Oberhof and the club was runner-up in 1978. Individually, he won the GDR Nationals in the 1976 10 km, and was runner-up over 20 km in 1974 and 1976.

After his active career he became a very successful biathlon coach, first from 1976-2003 as a women’s coach at the biathlon sports center in Oberhof, then as Swiss national coach 2004-10 and later as the South Korean national coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres East Germany GDR 12
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay East Germany GDR 3 Bronze

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Biathlon East Germany Final Standings 12 1-19:11.37 6 1-13:11.37 4 1 16:49.10 17 3 37:01.58 23 2 55:49.88 22 0 1-13:13.79 13

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Biathlon East Germany GDR Final Standings 3 28:49.14 0 0 0 2-04:08.61 3
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