Together with his partner Manuela Groß, Uwe Kagelmann won bronze medals at the 1972 and 1976 Winter Olympics, as well as at the 1973 and 1975 World Championships and the 1972 and 1975 European Championships. They were also fourth at the Worlds in 1971-72 and 1974 and at the Europeans in 1971-72, 1974, and 1976. Domestically they won East German titles in 1971-72 and 1974 and were runners-up in 1969-70 and 1975-76. Coached by Heinz Lindner, they were the first to perform a double throw axel and triple throw lutz in international competition. Kagelmann later became a coach at Feldkircher EC Happy on Ice in Austria.
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