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Jürgen Plagemann

Full name: Jürgen Plagemann
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: December 28, 1936 in Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: Ratzeburger RC, Ratzeburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Rower Jürgen Plagemann was a member of the eights at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics that won the silver medal. The boat from Ratzeburger RC was the so-called Deutschland-Achter (Germany Eight), which won the 1962 World Championships and the 1963-65 European Championships, although Plagemann only competed with the crew through 1964. He also won West German Championships in the eights from 1962-64. In 1963, he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in West Germany.

Plagemann became head of administration for the Bundesleistungszentrum der Ruderer (Federal high Performance Center of West German Rowers) in Ratzeburg for 30 years, until 2000. He was also an assistant coach of West German rowers from 1975-87.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Final Round A Final 6:23.29
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 5:54.02
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