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Horst Meyer
Meyer in 1964
Personal information
Born20 June 1941
Hamburg, Germany
Died24 January 2020(2020-01-24) (aged 78)[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
ClubRatzeburger RC
Medal record
Summer Olympics
Representing  Germany
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo Eight
Representing  West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City Eight
World Rowing Championships
Representing  Germany
Gold medal – first place 1962 Lucerne Eight
Representing  West Germany
Gold medal – first place 1966 Bled Eight
European Rowing Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Copenhagen Eight
Gold medal – first place 1964 Amsterdam Eight
Gold medal – first place 1965 Duisburg Eight
Gold medal – first place 1967 Vichy Eight

Horst Meyer (20 June 1941 — 24 January 2020) was a German rower who was most successful in the eights. In this event he won a silver and a gold Olympic medal (1964 and 1968),[2][3] two world titles (1962 and 1966), and four consecutive European titles (1963–1967).[4]