April 6, 1943 (age 75)|
Sankt Katharinaberg, Reichsgau Sudetenland, Germany,
now Czech Republic
Gerhard Grimmer (born April 6, 1943 in Sankt Katharinaberg) was an East German cross-country skier who competed during the 1960s and 1970s. He won several medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, including golds in the 50 km and the 4 x 10 km relay (both in 1974); silvers in the 30 km (1970), 4 x 10 km relay (1970), and 15 km (1974); and a bronze in the 50 km (1970). Grimmer also won the Holmenkollen ski festival at 50 km twice (1970–71). His best Olympic finish was 5th at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck in the 50 km.
- Gerhard Grimmer at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen medalists at the Wayback Machine (archived February 24, 2007) - click Holmenkollmedaljen for downloadable pdf file (in Norwegian)
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 at the Wayback Machine (archived February 24, 2007) - click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (in Norwegian)