Georg Stoltze

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Georg Stoltze (second from right) at the podium of the national championships in 1961
Personal information
Born 13 February 1931
Erfurt, Germany
Died 6 July 2007 (aged 76)
Berlin, Germany
Sport
Sport Cycling

Georg Stoltze (13 February 1931 - 6 July 2007) was a German cyclist. He won the UCI Motor-paced World Championships in 1960 and finished in third place next year 1961.[1][2]

Stoltze came from a cycling family. His grandfather, also named George, was one of the founders of the race round the Hainleite. His father, also Georg Stoltze, won a European title in 1928 along with his brother Walter. Stoltze junior was a versatile cyclist, winning more than 250 races on road and track during his career. After retirement he worked for the post office. He died in 2007 after a long illness.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Track Cycling World Championships 2012 to 1893. bikecult.com
  2. ^ Georg Stoltze. radsportseiten.net
  3. ^ Georg Stoltze gestorben. berliner-zeitung.de (2007-07-07)