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Konrad Weichert

Full name: Konrad Weichert
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: March 20, 1934 in Kurznie, Popielów, Opolskie, Poland
Died: February 8, 2003 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Brother of Herbert Weichert.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Konrad Weichert, [Paul Borowski] and [Karl-Heinz Thun] started to sail together in the 5.5 metre class at the end of the 1950s and they were the East-German 5.5 metre champions from 1960-63. In the middle 60s they switched to Dragon class and together won 1968 Olympic silver and bronze in 1972, they were European champions in 1970 and 1972, won silver at the 1969 European Championships and bronze at the 1968 European Championships. In 1969 they also won their only East German Dragon class title. Weichert’s younger brother [Herbert] was also an international level sailor, who finished 17th in Star class at the 1972 Olympics and his son Frank also became a sailor.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1968-10-14 32.7 44.4
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1968-10-14 0.0 2-52:55
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1968-10-15 3.0
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1968-10-16 5.7
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1968-10-17 8.0
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1968-10-19 8.0
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1968-10-20 11.7
1968 Summer 34 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Seven 1968-10-21 8.0
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1972-08-29 41.7 59.7
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1972-08-29 18.0 3-42:30
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1972-08-30 14.0
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1972-08-31 14.0 2-36:17
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1972-09-01 .0 2-06:58
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1972-09-04 8.0 2-23:50
1972 Summer 38 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1972-09-08 5.7 2-37:37
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