Manfred BEER

German Democratic Republic (Germany) GDR

Biathlon

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Innsbruck 1976
  • Year of Birth
    1953
Olympic Results

Biography

Manfred BEER

Manfred Beer became World Champion in the relay in 1978 and 1979, also winning a bronze medal at the 1977 World Championships. Domestically he won relay titles in 1977-78 and 1980, and was runner-up 1975. Beer won a bronze medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games in the relay together with Frank Ullrich, Karl-Heinz Menz and Manfred Geyer, finishing behind the Soviet Union and Finland, and also finished 27th in the 20 km.

He later married former sport acrobat Heidi and they became parents of biathletes Katja and Romy Beer. The family ran a biathlon camp at Zinnwald and a small pub called “Beerenbude” after German reunification.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1976

#27
20 kilometres
20 kilometres Biathlon
B
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Biathlon