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Bernhard Knubel

Full name: Bernhard Knubel
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: March 2, 1938 in Brotdorf, Merzig, Saarland, Germany
Died: February 23, 1973 in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RV Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Rower Bernhard Knubel won a gold medal in the coxed pairs together with Heinz Renneberg and Klaus Zerta at the 1960 Roma Olympics, also finishing as runner-up that year at the West German Championships. In 1959 Knubel came in third with Heinz Renneberg in the coxless pairs at the West German Championships. Knubel was also active as a handball player and a track & field athlete. The educated machine fitter died rather young at the age of 34 from cancer. He was the first gold medal winner from his hometown of Minden.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Germany GER Heinz Renneberg Final Round 7:29.14
1960 Summer 22 Roma Rowing Germany GER Heinz Renneberg Round One Heat Three 7:31.64
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