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Michael Obst

Full name: Michael Obst
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: June 22, 1944 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: RC Germania Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Strokes man Michael Obst was a member of the gold medal winning coxed fours at the 1960 Roma Olympics, for which the crew received the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest West German sports award, in both 1959 and 1960. Together with [Horst Effertz] and [Gerd Cintl], Obst was 1958 West German champion in the coxed pairs. Then, in 1959, he upgraded to the coxed fours, winning the West German and the European title. Obst later immigrated to Chile.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 16 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 16 Roma Rowing Germany GER Final Round 6:39.12
1960 Summer 16 Roma Rowing Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:00.47
1960 Summer 16 Roma Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:34.55
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