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Carl Lorenz

Full name: Carl Lorenz
Nickname(s): Carly
Gender: Male
Born: November 27, 1913 in Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
Died: November 25, 1993 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Radfahrverein Wanderer Chemnitz
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

German cyclist Carl “Carly” Lorenz was the German tandem champion with [Ernst Ihbe] in 1936. At the Berlin Olympic Games the same year won the gold medal. Lorenz was convened in the last days of World War II 1945 in the “Volkssturm”, but deserted on his bicycle. He later became a cycling coach in the former GDR and was in charge of the Olympic pursuit and tandem mixed German teams at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics. At the Rome Games, his protégés won two silver medals.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank RW T
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Germany GER Final Round Match 1/2 1 2
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU/=OR 11.0
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Germany GER Quarter-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 11.8
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Germany GER Round One Heat Five 1 QU 11.6
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