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Erich Suhrbier

Full name: Erich Suhrbier
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: April 25, 1938 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: WSV Rheintreue, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Sprint canoeist finished an unfortunate fourth in the K1-1000 with the mixed German team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. At Mexico City in 1968, he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the K4, while representing West Germany. In 1963 he won a bronze medal in the K2-10K with non-Olympian Siegfried Brzoska, again representing West Germany. Both also won the West German nationals in this event from 1961-64, and Suhrbier won with the K4-10K four times consecutively from 1965-68.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres Germany GER 4
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres West Germany FRG 5 h3 r3/4

Men's Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Germany Final Round 4 4:01.62
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 2 Q 4:04.05
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Canoeing Germany Round One Heat Two 2 Q 4:03.44

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat Three 1968-10-24
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Repêchage Heat Two 1968-10-23
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Round One Heat Two 1968-10-22
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