Judith Zeidler

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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  East Germany
Women's Rowing
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul eights
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona eights
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place Bled 1989 2-
Bronze medal – third place Tasmania 1990 Coxless fours
Competitor for  Germany
Bronze medal – third place Vienna 1991 Coxless fours

Judith Ungemach née Zeidler (born May 11, 1968 ) is a German world champion rower and Olympic gold and bronze medalist.

Early life and education[edit]

Zeidler was born in Beeskow, Brandenburg in 1968. She started rowing at the age of thirteen at the East German best rowing club Dynamo Berlin (later Sport Club Berlin).[citation needed]


After three World Junior titles, Zeidler won gold in the women’s eight at the 1988 Summer Olympics.[1]

A year later she won the world titles in Bled (Slovenia) in the coxless pair. At the 1992 Summer Olympics she won bronze in the women’s eight with the unified German eight.[1]

Zeidler lives with her husband, Matthias Ungemach,[2] and two sons and one daughter on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.


Junior world championships[edit]

  • 1984: Jönköping (SWE) – 1st place (quadruple scull )
  • 1986: Roudnice (CZE) – 1st place (quadruple scull)

World championships[edit]

  • 1989: Bled (SLO) – 1st place (coxless pair)
  • 1990: Lake Barrington (AUS) – 3rd place (coxless four)
  • 1991: Vienna (AUT) – 3rd place (coxless pair)


  • 1988: Seoul (KOR) – 1st place (eight)
  • 1992: Barcelona (SPA) – 3rd place (eight)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Olympic Medals won by Judith Zeidler". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 16 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Matthias Ungemach Biography and Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 16 May 2010. 

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