Ulrich Kons

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Ulrich Kons
Personal information
Born 3 February 1955 (1955-02-03) (age 59)
Greifswald, Germany
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Sport Rowing
Club ASK Vorwärts Rostock

Ulrich Kons (born 3 February 1955) is a retired German rower who had his best achievements in the eights. In this event he won a gold medal at the 1980 Olympics[1] and a world title in 1977. He also won a world title in the coxed fours in 1982.[2][3] For his Olympic achievement Kons was awarded the Patriotic Order of Merit in 1980.[4]

Kons was lieutnant of the East German Navy in 1972.[2]


  1. ^ Ulrich Kons. Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b KONS Ulrich. RowingOne.com
  3. ^ Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften – Vierer mit Steuermann, Achter. sport-komplett.de
  4. ^ Neues Deutschland, 22 August 1980, p. 3
Kons (2nd from right) in 1982