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Kristina Richter

Full name: Kristina Richter (Hochmuth-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: October 24, 1946 in Zwickau, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Handball player Kristina Richter won a silver medal at the 1976 Montréal Olympics and bronze four years later in Moskva, when she also was the East German flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony (first ever German team sport athlete). She earned 134 caps, scoring 880 goals in her international career. Richter was on World Champion teams in 1971, 1975 and 1978. With TSC Berlin she won the European Cup of National Champions in 1978 and the European Cup of Cup Winners in 1977 and 1979. Domestically she was on East German champions in 1974, 1977-78, and 1980, also winning the East German Cup in 1977-80.

Until 1962 Richter was a sprinter and long jumper, before moving to handball. Her husband was Dagobert Richter, cycling coach for [Erik Zabel], among others. By profession she was a graduate sports teacher. In 1994 she was national coach for a short period, after which she coached her former homeclub, TSC Berlin.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball Women's Handball East Germany GDR 2 Silver
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball Women's Handball East Germany GDR 3 Bronze

Women's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #3 1 1976-07-20 GDR 18, ROU 12 6 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #5 1 1976-07-22 GDR 24, JPN 10 7 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #7 1 1976-07-24 GDR 29, CAN 4 10 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #11 1T 1976-07-26 HUN 7, GDR 7 3 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #15 2 1976-07-28 URS 14, GDR 11 1 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #2 1 1980-07-21 GDR 16, TCH 10 4 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #6 1T 1980-07-23 YUG 15, GDR 15 3 0 1 0 0
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #8 1 1980-07-25 GDR 28, CGO 6 4 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #12 1 1980-07-27 GDR 19, HUN 9 2 0 0 0 0
1980 Summer 33 Moskva Handball East Germany GDR Round Robin Match #15 2 1980-07-29 URS 18, GDR 13 6 0 1 0 0
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