Horst-Günter Gregor

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Horst-Günter Gregor in 1966
Personal information
Born 24 July 1938
Elbląg, Poland
Died 25 April 1995 (aged 56)
Leipzig, Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club SC Magdeburg, Magdeburg
SC DHfK, Leipzig

Horst-Günter Gregor (24 July 1938 – 25 April 1995) was a German swimmer. He competed in the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics and won three silver medals in relay events.[1] He also won five medals, including two gold medals, at the European championships in 1962 and 1966.[2]

Nationally, he won 21 titles, including those in 100 m butterfly (1962, 1963 and 1966), 200 m butterfly (1964, 1965, 1966 and 1968) and 100 m freestyle (1956–1959, 1962, 1966 and 1968).[3]

He married the swimmer Bärbel Walter. Their son, Jens Gregor, also became a competitive swimmer. In 1961, Horst-Günter completed his studies in civil engineering. From 1979 to 1992 he was director of the State Secretariat for Physical Culture and Sports, and then chairman of the Saxon Swimming Association.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Horst-Günter Gregor". sports-reference. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Horst-Günter GREGOR. les-sports.info
  3. ^ a b Volker Kluge Das große Lexikon der DDR-Sportler. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-89602-348-9, pp. 126 ff.
Horst-Günter Gregor in 1971