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Joachim Meischner

Full name: Joachim Meischner
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 13, 1946 in Dorfchemnitz, Zwönitz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SG Dynamo Zinnwald, Altenberg im Erzgebirge (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Joachim Meischner won his only international medal at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games in the biathlon relay together with [Hansjörg Knauthe], [Dieter Speer] and [Horst Koschka], finishing behind the Soviet Union and Finland. In 1967 he had won the first international biathlon medal for the former GDR at the World Youth Championships in Altenberg. Meischner won three GDR National titles in the relay (1969-71) with his SG Dynamo Zinnwald team, and won one individual medal at the East German Championships, a bronze in the 1971 20 km.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay East Germany GDR 3 Bronze

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Biathlon East Germany GDR Final Standings 3 28:35.86 0 3 0 1 0 2 56:47.58 2
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