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Horst Stobbe

Full name: Horst Stobbe
Gender: Male
Born: January 31, 1934 in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: ETUF, Essen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Biography

West German rower Horst Stobbe was a member of the coxless fours at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. The boat was eliminated in the repêchage semi-finals, after finishing third behind second-placed qualifiers Italy by over nine seconds. Stobbe rowed in the coxless fours for ETUF Essen, was runner-up at the West German Championships in 1955, and won the title in 1956. In 1956 the boat also won the bronze medal at the European Championships and the following year he won the gold medal. Therefore the members were awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sport award from the German Government.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Germany GER 3 h2 r3/4

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Rowing Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 8:19.8
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Rowing Germany GER Round One Repêchage Heat One 8:27.2
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat One 6:48.1
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