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Josef Kloimstein

Full name: Josef Kloimstein
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: November 1, 1929 in Rufling, Oberösterreich, Austria
Died: November 15, 2012 in Steyregg, Oberösterreich, Austria
Affiliations: EKRV Donau Linz, Linz (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Together with his temmate Alfred Sageder Josef Kloimstein was one of the few rowers, who participated in two different boat classes at the same Olympics. In a working accident he lost a part of a foot and then decided to start rowing. He started his career at the age of 23 and additionally was active in many other sports, like cycling and skiing. In addition to his two Olympic medals he won 24 Austrian rowing championships in total in different boat classes and, together with Sageder, won four medals at European rowing championships, three in the coxless pairs and one in the coxed pairs, also with Franz König.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs Austria AUT 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Austria AUT 4 h1 r3/4
1960 Summer 30 Roma Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs Austria AUT 2 Silver
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Austria AUT 8

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Final 8:11.8
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Semi-Finals Heat One 8:42.4
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Heat Three 7:37.0
1960 Summer 30 Roma Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Final 7:03.69
1960 Summer 30 Roma Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:30.10
1960 Summer 30 Roma Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:20.48
1960 Summer 30 Roma Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Heat One 7:06.95

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Semi-Finals Heat One 9:29.7
1956 Summer 27 Melbourne Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Heat Three 8:11.2
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder B Final 7:31.65
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Repêchage Heat One 7:30.72
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Rowing Austria AUT Alfred Sageder Round One Heat One 8:01.22