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A rowing talent at high school, Karl-Heinz Hopp joined RG Ditmarsia Kiel while at university. Between 1958 and 1961, he won a major international title every year. In 1958, he won the European title in the coxless fours. A year later, he joined the eights that dominantly won the European title, and grabbed the 1960 Olympic gold.
The 1960 crew was known as the “Ratzeburg” crew, even though their members came from both the Ratzeburg and Ditmarsia Kiel clubs, and their prowess was attributed partially to their new oar design. They won the first non-US gold in the eights since 1900...
Karl Heinz en números
Roma 1960JuegosResultadosDeporteEventoRoma 1960
1 Medalla de oroRowingCoxed Eights