Manfred Gelpke

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Manfred Gelpke
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-H0722-0206-005, Ruderer, DDR, Vierer.jpg
From the left: Klaus Jacob, Manfred Gelpke, Roland Göhler, Dieter Schubert and Dieter Gaitzsch in 1969
Personal information
Born (1940-03-03) 3 March 1940 (age 80)
Dresden
Alma materDHfK
Occupationphysical education teacher
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
SportRowing
ClubSC Einheit Dresden
Medal record

Manfred Gelpke (born 3 March 1940) is a German rower who competed for East Germany in the 1968 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Dresden and was a member of SC Einheit Dresden. At the 1968 Olympics he was a crew member of the East German boat that won the silver medal in the coxed four event.[1] He later studied at the Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur (DHfK) to become a physical education teacher and from 1978, he worked at a school in Dresden.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Manfred Gelpke". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  2. ^ Kluge, Volker (2004). Das große Lexikon der DDR-Sportler: Die 1000 erfolgreichsten und populärsten Sportlerinnen und Sportler aus der DDR, ihre Erfolge, Medaillen und Biographien [The big lexicon of the GDR athletes: The 1000 most successful and popular athletes from the GDR, their successes, medals and biographies.] (in German) (2 ed.). Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf Verlag. p. 165. ISBN 3-89602-538-4.

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