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Lothar Metz

Full name: Lothar Metz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: January 16, 1939 in Meerane, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GER Germany, GDR East Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

East German Greco-Roman wrestler Lothar Metz participated in four consecutive Olympic Games, in 1960 and 1964 with the mixed German team, and in 1968 and 1972 for East Germany. He won a medal of each color, silver in 1960, bronze in 1964, and gold finally in 1968 in the middleweight category. In 1972 he was eliminated in the third round in the light-heavyweight category.

Domestically he won the East German middleweight national titles in 1959-61, 1963, 1965-68 and the light heavyweight ones in 1971 and 1973. He also had several international successes: third at the 1958 and 1971 World Championships, fifth at the 1961 World Championships, second at the 1967 and 1970 European Championships, and fourth at the 1966 European Championships. Metz later became a youth coach in Rostock.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 2 Silver
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman Germany GER 3 Bronze
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman East Germany GDR AC

Men's Middleweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Six 2 1960-08-31 6
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Six Match #2 1T 1960-08-31 Țăranu (ROU) draw, Metz (GER) 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Five 2T 1960-08-31 4
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Five Match #3 1 1960-08-31 Metz (GER) decision, Chuchalov (URS) 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 4 1960-08-30 3
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #3 1 1960-08-30 Metz (GER) fall (11:49), Camilleri (USA) 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 4T 1960-08-29 3
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #4 1T 1960-08-29 Kormaník (TCH) draw, Metz (GER) 2
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 2T 1960-08-27 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #5 1 1960-08-27 Metz (GER) decision, Magnani (ITA) 1
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round One 1T 1960-08-26 0
1960 Summer 21 Roma Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #6 1 1960-08-26 Metz (GER) fall (7:30), Schummer (LUX) 0
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings 3 1964-10-16
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Final Round Match #1 2 1964-10-19 Kormaník (TCH) decision, Metz (GER)
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Five 2T 1964-10-19 6
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Five Match #2 1 1964-10-19 Metz (GER) decision, Bimbalov (BUL) 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 3T 1964-10-19 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #2 1 1964-10-19 Metz (GER) fall (9:31), Persson (SWE) 0
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 8T 1964-10-18 5
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #1 2 1964-10-18 Olenik (URS) decision, Metz (GER) 3
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 4T 1964-10-17 2
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #3 1 1964-10-17 Metz (GER) decision, Popovici (ROU) 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round One 4T 1964-10-16 1
1964 Summer 25 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #2 1 1964-10-16 Metz (GER) decision, Kwieciński (POL) 1
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Final Standings 1 1968-10-23
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Final Round Match #2 1 1968-10-26 Metz (GDR) decision, Neguț (ROU)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Five 1T 1968-10-26 3,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Five Match #1 1T 1968-10-26 Simić (YUG) draw, Metz (GDR) 2,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Four 1T 1968-10-26 1,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Four Match #2 1 1968-10-26 Metz (GDR) fall (1:33), Øverby (NOR) 0,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Three 1T 1968-10-25 2,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Three Match #2 1 1968-10-25 Metz (GDR) decision, Kış (TUR) 1,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Two 2T 1968-10-24 1,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Two Match #3 1 1968-10-24 Metz (GDR) fall (4:41), Hiraki (JPN) 0,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round One 5T 1968-10-23 1,0
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Wrestling East Germany GDR Round One Match #3 1 1968-10-23 Metz (GDR) decision, Baughman (USA) 1,0

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Final Standings AC 1972-09-06 Eliminated r3/6 9,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Three 9 1972-09-08 9,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Three Match #4 2 1972-09-08 Tani (JPN) fall (1:58), Metz (GDR) 4,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Two 8T 1972-09-07 5,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round Two Match #5 2 1972-09-07 Čorak (YUG) decision, Metz (GDR) 3,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round One 6T 1972-09-06 2,0
1972 Summer 33 München Wrestling East Germany GDR Round One Match #6 1T 1972-09-06 Kwieciński (POL) , Metz (GDR) draw 2,0
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