Klaus Ostwald

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Klaus Ostwald
Country East Germany East Germany
Full name Klaus Ostwald
Born (1958-08-26) 26 August 1958 (age 57)
Bad Elster, East Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Personal best 176 m (577 ft)
Planica, 16 Mar 1979
World Cup career
Seasons 1980
19821986
Individual wins 2
Indv. podiums 9
Updated on 30 Mar 2015.

Klaus Ostwald (born 26 August 1958) is an East German former ski jumper who competed for Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo.

Career[edit]

He won the FIS Ski-Flying World Championships 1983 in Harrachov. Ostwald earned two medals in the team large hill at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in 1984 and a bronze in 1985. His best individual finish at the world championships was fourth in the individual large hill in 1982. Ostwald's best finish at the Winter Olympics was 13th in the normal hill at Sarajevo in 1984. He also had two other individual victories in his career as well (1982, 1983).

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall 4H
1979-80 21 4
1981-82 17 12
1982-83 17 10
1983-84 7 2nd
1984-85 12 3rd
1985-86 37 55

Wins[edit]

No. Season Date Place Hill Size
1 1981-82 31 Jan 1982 Switzerland Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze K-116 LH
2 1983-84 30 Dec 1983 Germany Oberstdorf Schattenbergschanze K-115 LH

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