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East Germany Summer Sports

GDR East GermanySummer Sports / Winter Sports

Games: 5 summer games in 5 countries
Events: 227 distinct events in 21 sports

Participants: 1,129 (761 men and 368 women)
Youngest Participant: Kornelia Ender (13 years, 308 days), 1972 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Wolfgang Müller (40 years, 338 days), 1972 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Kornelia Ender and Roland Matthes (8 medals)

21 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Athletics 1968 1988 237 127 110 38 36 35 109 Renate Stecher (6 medals)
2 Boxing 1968 1988 35 35 0 5 2 6 13 Richard Nowakowski (2 medals)
3 Canoeing 1968 1988 70 53 17 14 7 9 30 Rüdiger Helm (6 medals)
4 Cycling 1968 1988 51 48 3 6 6 4 16 5 athletes with 2 medals
5 Diving 1968 1988 23 10 13 2 2 3 7 Marina Janicke (2 medals)
6 Equestrianism 1968 1972 11 11 0
7 Fencing 1968 1988 27 22 5 1 1 Udo Wagner (1 medal)
8 Football 1972 1980 46 46 0 1 1 1 3 5 athletes with 2 medals
9 Gymnastics 1968 1988 50 24 26 6 13 17 36 Karin Janz (7 medals)
10 Handball 1972 1988 60 40 20 1 1 1 3 8 athletes with 2 medals
11 Hockey 1968 1968 14 14 0
12 Judo 1972 1988 15 15 0 1 2 6 9 Dietmar Lorenz (2 medals)
13 Modern Pentathlon 1968 1968 3 3 0
14 Rowing 1968 1988 163 101 62 33 7 8 48 3 athletes with 3 medals
15 Sailing 1968 1988 35 33 2 2 2 2 6 4 athletes with 2 medals
16 Shooting 1968 1988 40 37 3 3 8 5 16 Harald Vollmar (3 medals)
17 Swimming 1968 1988 121 45 76 38 32 22 92 Kornelia Ender and Roland Matthes (8 medals)
18 Volleyball 1968 1988 49 17 32 2 2 24 athletes with 1 medal
19 Water Polo 1968 1968 11 11 0
20 Weightlifting 1968 1988 25 25 0 1 4 6 11 Gerd Bonk and Joachim Kunz (2 medals)
21 Wrestling 1968 1988 44 44 0 2 3 2 7 Heinz-Helmut Wehling (2 medals)