|Competitor for West Germany|
|Gold||1988 Seoul||Coxed eights|
|Competitor for Germany|
|Bronze||1992 Barcelona||Coxed eights|
Rabe won a gold medal in coxed eights at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, as a member of the rowing team from West Germany. He received a bronze medal in 1992. He was part of a rowing team that set a world record in 1991.
Having ended his career in 1995, Rabe continued his strict exercise regimen while not taking in enough calories. As a result, he quickly lost weight. He died of pneumonia on 5 August, 2001, after having been admitted to hospital in critical condition due to his extreme malnutrition.
- Profile: Bahne Rabe sports.reference.com (Retrieved on 12 December 2008)
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