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Ulrich Roth

Full name: Ulrich Roth
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
Born: February 15, 1962 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: MTSV Schwabing, München (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Handball

Related Olympians: Twin brother of Michael Roth; Husband (divorced) of Gabi Roth.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Ulrich Roth played handball with SG Leutershausen (until 1982 and 1990-95), MTSV Schwabing (1982-87), and TV Großwallstadt (1987-90) in the Deutsche Bundesliga. In 1986 Roth was runner-up at the German Championships and cup winner with Schwabing, also winning the1989 cup and 1990 German title with Großwallstadt. In 1992 he was again runner-up at the German Championships with Leutershausen. Roth earned 151 international caps, scoring 290 goals. His greatest moments were silver medals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and 1983 World Championships.

Ulrich and his twin brother [Michael Roth] both developed prostate cancer almost simultaneously in 2009, and wrote of their struggle in their book Unser Leben – Unsere Krankheit (Our Life – Our Disease).Their father Oskar Roth (* 1933) was a former basketball international, earning 63 international caps. Ulrich married track athlete [Gabe Roth] but they later divorced. He became a sports manager and vice-president of SG Leutershausen, and in 1997 began managing German pop band “Pur.”

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball Men's Handball West Germany FRG 2 Silver

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Final Round Match 1/2 2 1984-08-11 YUG 18, FRG 17 1 1 1 0 0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Group B Match #3 1 1984-07-31 FRG 21, USA 19 2 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Group B Match #5 1 1984-08-02 FRG 18, ESP 16 4 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Group B Match #8 1 1984-08-04 FRG 18, SWE 17 3 1 0 0 0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Group B Match #10 1 1984-08-06 FRG 37, KOR 25 4 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 22 Los Angeles Handball West Germany FRG Group B Match #13 1 1984-08-08 FRG 20, DEN 18 1 1 2 0 0
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