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Reinhard Häfner

Full name: Reinhard Häfner
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: February 2, 1952 in Sonneberg, Thüringen, Germany
Died: October 24, 2016 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Dynamo Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Reinhard Häfner played a significant part in the first Olympic victory of a German football team, scoring the goal for the GDR (East Germany) that won the 1976 final in the 3-1 win against Poland. During his extraordinary career Häfner played 58 international matches for the former GDR as well as 391 matches in the top GDR football league for Rot-Weiß Erfurt and Dynamo Dresden. With Dresden, he won four national championships as well as four national cup finals.

In 1988, immediately after his career Häfner became a coach and led Dynamo Dresden 1990 to the final GDR Championship and a win in the final GDR Cup. A year later, he entered the German Bundesliga with Dynamo. After further coaching stations at different clubs Häfner worked as a sports therapist in a rehabilitation clinic. He died at the age of 64 from cancer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Football Men's Football East Germany GDR 3T Bronze
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football Men's Football East Germany GDR 1 Gold

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1972 Summer 20 München Football East Germany GDR Final Standings 3T 1972-08-27 1 0 0
1972 Summer 20 München Football East Germany GDR Group 1 Match #3 1 1972-09-05 GDR 7, MEX 0 1 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Final Standings 1 1976-07-18 1 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Final Round Match 1/2 1 1976-07-31 GDR 3, POL 1 1 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1976-07-27 GDR 2, URS 1 0 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1976-07-25 GDR 4, FRA 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Group A Match #1 1T 1976-07-18 GDR 0, BRA 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Football East Germany GDR Group A Match #3 1 1976-07-22 GDR 1, ESP 0 0 0 0
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