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Klaus Riekemann

Full name: Klaus Riekemann
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: May 19, 1940 in Dorsten, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RC Germania Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Rower Klaus Riekemann 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. Riekemann was 1959 West German coxed pairs champion. He also won European titles in 1958 and 1959 together with non-Olympians Hans-Joachim Berendes and Hans-Dieter Maier. In 1961 Riekemann added another West German title in the coxless fours.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 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 20 Roma Rowing Germany GER Final Round 6:39.12
1960 Summer 20 Roma Rowing Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:00.47
1960 Summer 20 Roma Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:34.55
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