Michael Nikolay

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Michael Nikolay
— Gymnast —
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Michael Nikolay in 1979
Personal information
Country represented  East Germany
Born (1956-12-13) 13 December 1956 (age 60)
Berlin, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Club SC Dynamo Berlin

Michael Nikolay (born 13 December 1956) is a retired German gymnast. He competed at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics in all artistic gymnastics events and won a bronze and a silver medal with the East German team, respectively. Individually he won two bronze medals in the pommel horse at both Games; he also finished fourth on the horizontal bar and on the parallel bars in 1980.[1]

At the world championships, he won a gold medal in the pommel horse in 1981 and a bronze in the team competition in 1978.[2] He also won a European silver in the pommel horse in 1977.[3]


  1. ^ "Michael Nikolay". sports-reference. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Turnen – Weltmeisterschaften Herren. sport-komplett.de
  3. ^ Turnen – Europameisterschaften Herren. sport-komplett.de