Udo Hempel

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Udo Hempel
Udo Hempel 2012.jpg
Hempel in 2012
Personal information
Full name Udo Hempel
Born (1946-11-03) 3 November 1946 (age 70)
Düsseldorf, West Germany
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1973–1974 Unknown
1975 Rokado
1976 Maes-Rokado
1977–1982 Quelle-Mars
1983 A.B.C.

Udo Hempel (born 3 November 1946) is a retired road and track cyclist from West Germany, who won the gold medal in the Men's 4.000 Team Pursuit at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, alongside Günther Schumacher, Jürgen Colombo, and Günter Haritz. In the 1968 Summer Olympics, he had already won silver in the same event.[1] He was a professional cyclist from 1973 to 1983, whose best results were on the track.[2]

Hempel was also part of the West German team that won the gold medal in the amateur 4 km pursuit world championship in Leicester in 1970.


  1. ^ Sports reference
  2. ^ Udo Hempel profile at Cycling Archives