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Egbert Hirschfelder

Full name: Egbert Hirschfelder
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: July 13, 1942 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: BRC, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Egbert Hirschfelder rowed with the coxed fours of Berliner RC. He won the 1963 West German national title and the European Championships. In 1964, Hirschfelder added his second national title, a silver medal at the Europeans, and won the gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics within the mixed German team. The crew was then elected Team of the Year in West Germany.

Hirschfelder then moved to the eights and won a gold medal at the 1967 Europeans. One year later he added another gold medal at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. This crew then carried the Olympic flag into the stadium at the 1972 München Olympics. Hirschfelder was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1968, the highest sports award in Germany.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Germany GER 1 Gold
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Coxed Eights West Germany FRG 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Final Round A Final 7:00.44
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 6:44.12

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Rowing West Germany FRG Final Round A Final 6:07.00
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Rowing West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 6:04.22
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