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Wolfgang Barthels

Full name: Wolfgang Barthels
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: November 23, 1940 in Malbork, Pomorskie, Poland
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


As the East German national team won the inter-national qualification matches in 1963 against the West German amateur national team by a 3-0 win in Leipzig and a 2-1 loss in Hannover, the German Olympic team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics was an East German one. The team won the bronze medal, beating Egypt, 3-1.

Forward Wolfgang Barthels played with BSG Einheit Rostock, renamed SC Empor Rostock in 1954, which became FC Hansa Rostock ten years later. He played 221 matches in East Germany’s Oberliga with Rostock and scored 45 goals. Internationally he represented East Germany’s Olympic team in three matches (one goal) and the national team in two games (two goals). After his active career Barthels worked as a sports teacher and youth coach in Rostock.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Football Men's Football Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC S FC
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Football Germany GER Final Standings 3 1964-10-11 1 0 0 3 1
1964 Summer 23 Tokyo Football Germany GER Group A Match #5 1 1964-10-15 GER 2, MEX 0 1 3 1
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