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Klaus Siebert

East German biathlete

Klaus Siebert (29 April 1955 – 24 April 2016) was a German biathlete and biathlon coach. Hed raced for East Germany.

Klaus Siebert
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Klaus Siebert in 1978.
Personal information
Full nameKlaus Siebert
Born(1955-04-29)29 April 1955
Schlettau, East Germany
Died24 April 2016(2016-04-24) (aged 60)
Altenberg, Germany
Websiteklaussiebert.com
Sport
ClubASK Vorwärts Oberhof
Retired30 March 1980

Siebert won a silver medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, New York on the relay with the East German relay team.[1] In the Biathlon World Championships, Siebert has two gold medals with the East German relay team in 1978 and 1979, and a bronze medal from 1977. He also has three individual medals gold medal from the 20 km in 1978 and two bronzes from the 10 km in 1975 and 1978.[1]

Siebert died on 24 April 2016 from lymphoma in Altenberg, Germany, aged 60.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Klaus Siebert". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 22 May 2015.
  2. Biathlon-Erfolgstrainer Klaus Siebert gestorben