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Horst Koschka

Full name: Horst Koschka
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: September 8, 1943 in Altenburg, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SG Dynamo Zinnwald, Altenberg im Erzgebirge (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Hans Koschka won his only international medal at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games in the relay together with Hansjörg Knauthe, Dieter Speer and Joachim Meischner, finishing behind the Soviet Union and Finland. Four years earlier he was 10th in the 20 km and sixth in the relay. In 1970 he won a World Championships bronze medal in the relay. Koschka won five GDR National titles, in the 1971 20 km individually and four relay golds in 1967 and 1969-71, adding a silver in the 1969 20 km. Koschka later became a coach and judge, and worked as part of a team running a summer biathlon camp in the Erzgebirge. He was educated as a wood model maker.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres East Germany GDR 10
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay East Germany GDR 6
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres East Germany GDR 20
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo 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
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon East Germany Final Standings 10 1-21:37.7 3 1-18:37.7 16 1 16:30 14 1 36:57 10 1 52:26 =12 0 1-13:15 11
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon East Germany Final Standings 20 1-22:24.58 5 1-17:24.58 26 0 17:23.99 5 3 38:00.53 28 0 54:01.56 19 2 1-13:32.02 18

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ET ER ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Biathlon East Germany GDR Final Standings 6 35:22.7 0 1-48:33.3 6
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Biathlon East Germany GDR Final Standings 3 29:19.37 2 1-54:57.67 3 3 0 1 2 3
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