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Klaus Aeffke

Full name: Klaus Aeffke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: May 9, 1940 in Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: Ratzeburger RC, Ratzeburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Rower Klaus Aeffke was a member of the eights at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics that won the silver medal. The boat from Ratzeburger RC was the so-called Deutschland-Achter (Germany Eight), which won the 1962 World Championships and the 1963-65 European Championships. Aeffke also won West German Championships in the eights in 1962-65, and one more in 1963 with the coxless fours. In 1963, Aeffke was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in West Germany.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Final Round A Final 6:23.29
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 5:54.02
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