Dieter Wendisch
Personal information
Born (1953-05-09) 9 May 1953 (age 70)
Gauernitz, Bezirk Dresden, East Germany
Height192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight91 kg (201 lb)
Medal record
Men's rowing
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Eight
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Coxed four
World Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1975 Nottingham Eight
Gold medal – first place 1977 Amsterdam Coxed four
Gold medal – first place 1978 Cambridge Coxed four

Dieter Wendisch (born 9 May 1953) is a German rower who competed for East Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Gauernitz in the Bezirk Dresden of East Germany. In 1976, he was a crew member of the East German boat, which won the gold medal in the eight event. Four years later, he won his second gold medal with the East German boat in the coxed four competition.[1]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Dieter Wendisch". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2018.