Germany at the 1960 Winter Olympics

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Germany at the Olympic Games

Flag of Germany superimposed
with the Olympic rings
IOC code  EUA
NOC German Olympic Sports Confederation
Website www.dosb.de (German) (English) (French)
At the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley
Competitors 74 (56 men, 18 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Helmut Recknagel
Medals
Rank: 2
Gold
4
Silver
3
Bronze
1
Total
8
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906
Other related appearances
Unified Team of Germany (1956–1964)
West Germany (1968–1988)
East Germany (1968–1988)
Saar (1952)

Athletes from East Germany (German Democratic Republic; GDR) and West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany; FRG) competed together as the United Team of Germany at the 1960 Winter Olympics in Squaw Valley, United States.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Biebl, HeidiHeidi Biebl Alpine skiing Women's downhill
 Gold Thoma, GeorgGeorg Thoma Nordic combined Men's individual
 Gold Recknagel, HelmutHelmut Recknagel Ski jumping Men's normal hill
 Gold Haase, HelgaHelga Haase Speed skating Women's 500m
 Silver Lanig, Hans PeterHans Peter Lanig Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Silver Kilius, MarikaMarika Kilius
Bäumler, Hans-JürgenHans-Jürgen Bäumler
Figure skating Pairs
 Silver Haase, HelgaHelga Haase Speed skating Women's 1000m
 Bronze Henneberger, BarbiBarbi Henneberger Alpine skiing Women's slalom

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Eberhard Riedel Downhill 2:13.3 16
Luggi Leitner 2:10.2 11
Willy Bogner 2:09.7 9
Hans Peter Lanig 2:06.5 2nd
Willy Bogner Giant Slalom DSQ
Luggi Leitner 1:53.6 18
Fritz Wagnerberger 1:52.5 15
Hans Peter Lanig 1:51.9 13
Sepp Behr Slalom 1:12.1 12 1:03.9 13 2:16.0 10
Hans Peter Lanig 1:11.9 11 1:02.4 10 2:14.3 7
Luggi Leitner 1:10.9 6 59.6 3 2:10.5 4
Willy Bogner 1:08.8 1 DSQ DSQ
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Barbi Henneberger Downhill 1:42.4 11
Sonja Sperl 1:41.0 7
Anneliese Meggl 1:40.8 6
Heidi Biebl 1:37.6 1st
Heidi Biebl Giant Slalom 2:01.5 37
Barbi Henneberger 1:42.6 15
Sonja Sperl 1:41.9 9
Anneliese Meggl 1:40.7 5
Heidi Biebl Slalom 1:09.2 35 57.3 3 2:06.5 21
Anneliese Meggl 1:02.5 25 59.9 12 2:02.4 13
Sonja Sperl 59.0 14 59.8 10 1:58.8 8
Barbi Henneberger 57.4 4 59.2 6 1:56.6 3rd

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Missed targets Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Kurt Hinze 1'36:36.5 9 1'54:36.5 20
Horst Nickel 1'32:28.9 8 1'48:28.9 17
Herbert Kirchner 1'38:25.6 4 1'46:35.6 13
Kuno Werner 1'29:33.8 6 1'41:33.8 9
1 Two minutes added per missed target.

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Siegfried Weiß 58:04.6 42
Werner Haase 57:40.3 38
Enno Röder 56:54.4 32
Kuno Werner 55:25.6 24
30 km Siegfried Hug 2'05:48.6 33
Rudolf Dannhauer 2'03:38.9 29
Josef Maier 2'02:10.6 26
Helmut Weidlich 2'01:25.8 21
50 km Egon Fleischmann 3'38:53.6 28
Siegfried Weiß 3'28:29.1 24
Rudolf Dannhauer 3'27:54.6 23
Helmut Hagg 3'25:14.6 20
Men's 4 x 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Kuno Werner
Helmut Hagg
Werner Haase
Enno Röder
2'31:47.1 9
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
10 km Christa Göhler DNF
Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus 44:14.6 18
Renate Dannhauer-Borges 43:46.1 16
Rita Czech-Blasl 42:29.0 12
Women's 3 x 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Ritz Czech-Blasl
Renate Dannhauer-Borges
Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus
1'09:25.7 5

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Bodo Bockenauer 17 16 1161.2 137 16
Tilo Gutzeit 10 10 1274.0 86 9
Manfred Schnelldorfer 9 9 1303.3 75 8
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Ursel Barkey 20 18 1164.5 166 18
Bärbel Martin 18 14 1219.8 132 14
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Rita Blumenberg
Werner Mensching
70.2 53 7
Margret Göbl
Franz Ningel
72.5 36 5
Marika Kilius
Hans-Jürgen Bäumler
76.8 19 2nd

Ice hockey[edit]

Group B[edit]

Top two teams (shaded ones) from each group advanced to the final round and played for 1st-6th places, other teams played in the consolation round.

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  Soviet Union 2 2 0 0 16 4 4
2  Germany 2 1 1 0 4 9 2
3  Finland 2 0 2 0 5 12 0
  • USSR 8-0 Germany
  • Germany 4-1 Finland

Final round[edit]

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
1  United States 5 5 0 0 29 11 10
2  Canada 5 4 1 0 31 12 8
3  Soviet Union 5 2 2 1 24 19 5
4  Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 0 21 23 4
5  Sweden 5 1 3 1 19 19 3
6  Germany 5 0 5 0 5 45 0
  • Canada 12-0 Germany
  • USA 9-1 Germany
  • USSR 7-1 Germany
  • Czechoslovakia 9-1 Germany
  • Sweden 8-2 Germany
Contestants
Paul Ambros
Georg Eberl
Markus Egen
Ernst Eggerbauer
Michael Hobelsberger
Hans Huber
Ulli Jansen
Hans Rampf
Sepp Reif
Otto Schneitberger
Siegfried Schubert
Horst Franz Schuldes
Kurt Sepp
Ernst Trautwein
Xaver Unsinn
Leonhard Waitl

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Günter Flauger Individual 66.0 65.5 207.0 12 1'02:10.0 225.742 14 432.742 13
Martin Körner 65.0 63.5 212.0 10 1'07:37.0 204.645 27 416.645 20
Rainer Dietel 67.5 63.5 214.0 6 1'05:32.8 212.645 22 426.645 17
Georg Thoma 69.0 67.5 221.5 1 59:23.8 236.452 4 457.952 1st

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Werner Lesser Normal hill 81.5 98.0 25 78.5 102.8 15 200.8 21
Max Bolkart 87.5 104.3 11 81.0 108.3 5 212.6 6
Veit Kührt 88.5 106.1 9 79.5 102.6 16 208.7 12
Helmut Recknagel 93.5 113.6 1 84.5 113.6 1 227.2 1st

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Manfred Schüler 42.5 24
Günther Tilch 42.3 20
Herbert Söllner 42.3 20
Helmut Kuhnert 42.3 20
1500 m Günther Tilch 2:24.8 38
Harald Norden 2:22.1 31
Manfred Schüler 2:18.3 18
Helmut Kuhnert 2:13.6 9
5000 m Heinz Wolfram 9:18.2 36
Sepp Biebl 8:48.0 32
Helmut Kuhnert 8:25.1 22
10,000 m Heinz Wolfram 18:37.0 29
Helmut Kuhnert 16:43.4 13
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Natascha Liebknecht 51.4 20
Sigrit Behrenz 50.2 18
Helga Haase 45.9 1st
1000 m Sigrit Behrenz 1:43.8 18
Natascha Liebknecht 1:43.5 17
Helga Haase 1:34.3 2nd
1500 m Gisela Toews 2:51.1 22
Inge Görmer 2:36.5 16
Helga Haase 2:31.7 8
3000 m Gisela Toews 5:48.3 17
Inge Görmer 5:37.5 13

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