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Karl-Heinz Thun

Full name: Karl-Heinz Thun
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: April 29, 1937 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Died: June 15, 1993 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Sailing

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Karl-Heinz Thun, [Paul Borowski] and [Konrad Weichert] started to sail together in the 5.5 metre class at the end of the 1950s and they were the East-German 5.5 metre champions from 1960-63. In the middle 60s they switched to Dragon class and together won 1968 Olympic silver and bronze in 1972, they were European champions in 1970 and 1972, won silver at the 1969 European Championships and bronze at the 1968 European Championships. In 1969 they also won their only East German Dragon class title.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1968-10-14 32.7 44.4
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1968-10-14 0.0 2-52:55
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1968-10-15 3.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1968-10-16 5.7
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1968-10-17 8.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1968-10-19 8.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1968-10-20 11.7
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Seven 1968-10-21 8.0
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1972-08-29 41.7 59.7
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1972-08-29 18.0 3-42:30
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1972-08-30 14.0
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1972-08-31 14.0 2-36:17
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1972-09-01 .0 2-06:58
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1972-09-04 8.0 2-23:50
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1972-09-08 5.7 2-37:37
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