Wolfgang Peters (canoeist)

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Wolfgang Peters
Medal record
Men's canoe slalom
Representing  West Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1967 Lipno C-1
Gold medal – first place 1969 Bourg St.-Maurice C-1
Gold medal – first place 1969 Bourg St.-Maurice C-1 team
Silver medal – second place 1971 Meran C-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Lipno C-1 team
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Muotathal C-1 team

Wolfgang Peters (born July 3, 1948 in Schwerte, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a former West German slalom canoeist who competed from the late 1960s to the mid-1970s. He won six medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds (C-1: 1967, 1969; C-1 team: 1969), a silver (C-1 team: 1971) and two bronzes (C-1 team: 1967, 1973).

Peters also finished fifth in the C-1 event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.

His daughter Violetta won a bronze medal in the women's K-1 event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing representing Austria. His brother Ulrich is also a former slalom canoeist.

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