Georg Stoltze (second from right) at the podium of the national championships in 1961
|Born||13 February 1931
|Died||6 July 2007 (aged 76)
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.