Full name: Edgar Thiele
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: February 5, 1938 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
Sport: Water Polo
As the East German water polo national team won the inter-national qualifying match in 1964 against the West German national team, with a 3-1 win in Magdeburg and a 1-1 tie in Wuppertal, the German Olympic team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics was an East German one that finished sixth. The team was coached by Rolf Bastel, Edgar Thiele from Berliner TSC was a member of the team.
In 1968 the DTSB (East German Gymnastics and Sports Association) ended national support for water polo, field hockey, basketball, and some other sports. Participation in international competitions in the capitalist world was forbidden, training sessions me forbidden. Indoor times and training sessions were cancelled.
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Men's Water Polo||Germany||GER||6|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Group A||Match #2||2||1964-10-14||ROU 5, GER 4||1|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Group A||Match #3||2||1964-10-15||ITA 2, GER 1||0|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Classification Round 5-8||Match #2||1||1964-10-17||GER 5, BEL 3||0|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Classification Round 5-8||Match #4||1||1964-10-18||GER 5, NED 4||0|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Group B||Match #2||2||1964-10-12||URS 3, GER 2||0|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Water Polo||Germany||GER||Group B||Match #3||1||1964-10-13||GER 3, AUS 1||0|