Ulrich Kons
Personal information
Born3 February 1955 (1955-02-03) (age 66)
Greifswald, Germany
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
ClubASK Vorwärts Rostock

Ulrich Kons (born 3 February 1955) is a retired German rower who had his best achievements in the eights. In this event he won a gold medal at the 1980 Olympics[1] and a world title in 1977. He also won a world title in the coxed fours in 1982.[2][3] For his Olympic achievement Kons was awarded the Patriotic Order of Merit in 1980.[4]

Kons was Lieutenant of the East German Navy in 1972.[2]


  1. ^ Ulrich Kons. Sports-Reference.com
  2. ^ a b Ulrich Kons at World Rowing (archived)
  3. ^ Rudern – Weltmeisterschaften – Vierer mit Steuermann, Achter Archived 17 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine. sport-komplett.de
  4. ^ Neues Deutschland, 22 August 1980, p. 3
Kons (2nd from right) in 1982
Kons (2nd from right) in 1982