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Kurt Jarasinski

Full name: Kurt Jarasinski
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: November 6, 1938 in Elpersbüttel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: October 27, 2005 in Langerwehe, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RuFV Ziethen, Elmshorn (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

In 1967, Kurt Jarasinski was named as the Japanese national equestrian coach for the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games, based on the recommendation of his mentor, Fritz Thiedemann. But Thiedemann soon withdrew his support when it was apparent that Jarasinski could no longer perform his job due to alcohol abuse, and he lost his coaching duties after the Olympics at Munich. His friends Sönke Sönksen and Alwin Schockemöhle then supported him, paying his dues and helping him to lead a normal life, but he was unable to overcome his alcoholism and died in 2005 as a result.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual Germany GER 8
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Team Germany GER 1 Gold

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Torro Final Standings 8 22.25
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Torro Round One 5 9.75
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany Torro Round Two 13T 12.50

Mixed Jumping, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank F
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Torro Final Standings 1 22.25
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Torro Round One 1 39.75
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Equestrianism Germany GER Torro Round Two 1 28.75