Friday, May 4, 2007

1968, Mexico: The team of East Germany

The team of East Germany (DDR) that participated into the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games: Standing from left: Peter Rund, Manfred Herzog, Jurgen Schuler, Klaus Schlenkrich, Veit Hermans, Siegfried Ballerstedt, Rolf Bastel (coach). Sitting: Jurgen Thief, Wolfrang Zein, Hans Georg Fehn, Peter Schmidt, Jurgen Kluge. East Germany finished 6th. For the first time, athletes from East and West Germany participated with separate teams, after having competed in a combined team in Tokyo 1964.

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