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Holger Zander

Full name: Holger Zander
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: May 24, 1943 in Sankt Michaelisdonn, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: KKM, Köln (GER) / WSV Rheintreue, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Sprint canoeist Holger Zander partnered with [Heinz Büker] at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the K2-1,000 metres, with the pair winning a bronze medal, for which they were both awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in Germany. Zander also won a silver with the mixed German kayak fours. Zander and Büker won another bronze at the 1963 Worlds in the K2-500, adding a silver in 1966.

Zander came back in 1968 to Mexico City with his new partner [Berni Schulz], but finished last in the final of the K2-1000, then representing West Germany. Domestically he claimed national K1 titles over 500 metres in 1963-64 and 1966-68, and over 1,000 metres in 1964 and 1966. In 1966, and from 1970-72 he also won West German national titles in the kayak relay. In 1967 Zander earned his last international medal with a bronze in the relay.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres Germany GER 2 Silver
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres West Germany FRG 9

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Heinz Büker Final Round 1964-10-22
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Heinz Büker Semi-Finals Heat One 1964-10-21
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Heinz Büker Round One Heat One 1964-10-20
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Berni Schulze Final Round 1968-10-25
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Berni Schulze Semi-Finals Heat Two 1968-10-24
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Berni Schulze Repêchage Heat Two 1968-10-23
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Canoeing West Germany FRG Berni Schulze Round One Heat Two 1968-10-22

Men's Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Final Round 1964-10-22
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 1964-10-21
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Canoeing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 1964-10-20
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