Günther Perleberg

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Günther Perleberg
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome K-1 4 × 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Jajce K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1963 Jajce K-1 4 × 500 m

Günther Perleberg (born March 17, 1935) is a German sprint canoeist who competed in the early 1960s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won two medals with a gold in the K-1 4 × 500 m (1960) and a silver in the K-4 1000 m (1964).

Perleberg won two medals for East Germany at the 1963 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Jajce with a gold in the K-4 1000 m and a bronze in the K-1 4 × 500 m events. He later defected to West Germany.

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