Full name: Egbert Hirschfelder
Height: 6-5 (196 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs (97 kg)
Born: July 13, 1942 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: BRC, Berlin (GER)
Country: Germany, West Germany
Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)
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 MÃ¼nchen Olympics. Hirschfelder was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1968, the highest sports award in Germany.
|1964 Summer||22||Tokyo||Rowing||Men's Coxed Fours||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Rowing||Men's Coxed Eights||West Germany||FRG||1||Gold|
|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|
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Rowing||West Germany||FRG||Final Round||A Final||6:07.00|
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Rowing||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat One||6:04.22|