Uwe Bewersdorf

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Uwe Bewersdorf
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-T0114-0024, Manuela Mager, Uwe Bewersdorf.jpg
Manuela Mager with Uwe Bewersdorf (1978)
Personal information
Country represented  East Germany
Born (1958-11-04) November 4, 1958 (age 58)
Freital, Bezirk Dresden, East Germany
Former partner Manuela Mager

Uwe Bewerdorf (born 4 November 1958 in Freital, Bezirk Dresden, East Germany) is a German former pair skater.

Uwe Bewersdorf was a team with Manuela Mager. He started to skate with the age of 7 at the club Betriebs-Sportbund-Gemeinschaft Post Dresden. Later the club was renamed into SC Einheit Dresden. He was representing East Germany (GDR). His coach was Uta Hohenhaus.

The pair Mager/Bewersdorf was the first in the world to execute in competition a clean thrown loop. Because Manuela Mager finished her figure skating career in 1980 he had to change his skating partner. He teamed up with Marina Schulz. However the pair could not qualify for international competitions due to many injuries.

Uwe Bewersdorf studied sport at the DHfK in Leipzig.

He works as a tax accountant in Baden-Württemberg.

Uwe Bewersdorfs name is sometimes spelled with double “F“ in the end. This happened due to a mistake of German Bureaucracy. His parents are spelled with a single “F”.


pairs (with Mager)

Event 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 1979-80
Winter Olympics 3rd
World Championships 5th 2nd 2nd
European Championships 4th 3rd 5th
East German Championships 1st 1st 2nd
Prize of Moscow News 3rd


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