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Bernd Landvoigt

Full name: Bernd Landvoigt
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: March 23, 1951 in Brandenburg an der Havel, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: SG Dynamo Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Rowing

Related Olympians: Husband of Viola Goretzki; Twin brother of Jörg Landvoigt; Uncle of Ike Landvoigt.

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

With his twin brother, Jörg, Bernd Landvoigt was one of the most titled rowers in German history. Together the twins competed in the 1972 Olympics in the eights, winning a bronze medal. The twins then formed a coxless pair, and were never beaten in that event. They won Olympic gold medals in 1976 and 1980, were World Champions in 1974, 1975, 1978, and 1979, and European Champions in 1973. Bernd is the younger of the twins by a few minutes. He later became a coach with SC Dynamo Potsdam and then the German rowing federation. (DRV).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Rowing Men's Coxed Eights East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs East Germany GDR 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Final 7:23.31
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Semi-Finals Heat One 6:33.02
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Round One Heat One 6:49.19
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Final 6:48.01
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Semi-Finals Heat One 6:40.54
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Rowing East Germany GDR Jörg Landvoigt Round One Heat One 7:19.05

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1972 Summer 21 München Rowing East Germany GDR Final 6:11.67
1972 Summer 21 München Rowing East Germany GDR Semi-Finals Heat One 6:22.47
1972 Summer 21 München Rowing East Germany GDR Round One Heat Three 6:14.06
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