Klaus-Dieter Ludwig

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Klaus-Dieter Ludwig
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Eight
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich Coxed four
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1966 Bled Coxed four
Silver medal – second place 1970 St. Catharines Coxed pair

Klaus-Dieter Ludwig (January 2, 1943 in Züllichau – May 18, 2016) was a German rower who competed for East Germany in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Züllichau.

In 1972 he was the coxswain of the East German boat which won the gold medal in the coxed fours event.

Eight years later he won the gold medal as cox of the East German boat in the eights competition.

He competed for the SG Dynamo Potsdam/Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo. In 1973 he won a silver medal at the European Rowing Championships in Nottingham.


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