East German bobsledder who competed from your middle-1970s to the first 1980s, winning 3 gold medals and something silver. He went monitor and field in the first 1970s, before moving his focus completely to bobsledding. He received 3 World Tournament gold medals, furthermore to his Olympic medals. He wedded Francis Germeshausen in 1981. He received a platinum medal in the 1976 Olympics, while physique skater Dorothy Hamill also required home gold.