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Werner Unger

Full name: Werner Unger
Nickname(s): Peitsche
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: May 4, 1931 in Strehla, Sachsen, Germany
Died: March 15, 2002 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


As the East German national team won the inter-national qualification matches in 1963 against the West German amateur national team by a 3-0 win in Leipzig and a 2-1 loss in Hannover, the German Olympic team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics was an East German one. The team won the bronze medal, beating Egypt, 3-1.

Midfielder Werner Unger started his soccer career with BSG Motor Zwickau, but moved to ASK Vorwärts Berlin in 1956. He played for them until 1968 and won East German national titles in 1958, 1960, 1962, 1965, and 1966. With Berlin he played 270 Oberliga matches and 15 European Cup matches. With the GDR national team he earned seven international caps, and with the Olympic team he had five caps.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Football Men's Football Germany GER 3 Bronze

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC S FC
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Football Germany GER Final Standings 3 1964-10-11 0 0 0 2 1
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Football Germany GER Group A Match #5 1 1964-10-15 GER 2, MEX 0 0 2 1
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