Coach from the East Germany and THE UK Olympic rowing groups in 11 video games from 1972 to 2012. He was created in Madgeburg and afterwards moved to THE UK in 1991. He was the champion from the 2000 BBC Sports activities Personality of the entire year Coach Prize. He was created in Magdeburg, Germany. He and Sebastian Coe both gained BBC Sports activities Personality of the entire year awards within the 2000s because of their efforts within the Olympics.