Roland WIESER

German Democratic Republic (Germany) GDR

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Moscow 1980
  • Year of Birth
    1956
Olympic Results

Biography

Roland WIESER

Race-walker Roland Wieser trained to become an auto mechanic but later became a sports instructor with the Volkspolizei (People’s Police) in East Berlin. He was European Champion in the 20 km in 1978 and won the bronze medal at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. In 1983 he placed 10th at the World Championships. In 1982, he finished ninth at the European Championships. Domestically, Wieser won the East German title in 1978 in both the 20 and 50 km. He was the first German race walker to better 42 minutes in the 10 km in 1974, recording 41:58.6. In 1978 he set a world record in the 20 km with 1-23:11.5.

Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-21:21t (1979).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

B
20 kilometer Walk
20 kilometer Walk Athletics