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Roland Brückner (GDR)

1979 World FX Champion
1980 Olympic FX Champion



Medal Total

Olympic Games:  1 Gold, 1 Silver, 3 Bronze
World Championships:  1 Gold, 1 Bronze
World Cup: 4 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze
European Championships:  1 Gold

Roland was born on December 14, 1955, and began gymnastics in 1964.  His first coach was Rolf Kuhn (Lichtenberger Training Center in Berlin).  Bruckner progressed and eventually transferred SC Dynamo Berlin under coach Heinz-Dieter Schulze.  He retired in 1984, after the Alternate Games, and became a coach.  Roland was voted the 1984 Gymnast of the Year by GDR sports journalists.  He has two children, Sandra and Thomas.


 
Competition Results
 
1973
Jr. Friendship Tournament (Druzhba):  1st Team, 4th AA, 4th PH, 4th HB, 5th V

1975
GDR Championships:  1st FX
 
1976
GDR Championships:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st PH
GDR-ROM Dual Meet:  1st AA
GDR-USSR Dual Meet:  10th AA
Olympic Games:  3rd Team, 4th FX
 
1977
GDR Championships:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st PH, 1st PB, 1st HB
GDR-ROM Dual Meet:  1st AA
GDR-USSR Dual Meet:  4th AA
Golden Sands International:  1st AA
Moscow News:  19th AA
Paris Grand Prix:  2nd AA, 3rd V
Riga International:  15th AA
World Cup:  3rd V, 5th AA, 6th FX, 7th PB, 7th HB, 8th PH, 8th R
 
1978
American Cup:  2nd AA
Berlin (GDR) International:  1st AA
FRA-GDR Dual Meet:  1st Team, 1st AA
GDR Championships:  1st AA, 1st FX
World Championships:  3rd Team, 13th AA, 7th FX
World Cup:  11th AA, 1st FX, 2nd V
 
1979
Chunichi Cup:  2nd AA
DTV Cup:  1st AA
GDR Championships:  1st AA
Tokyo Cup:  1st FX, 3rd R, 5th HB, 6th PB, 7th PH
World Championships:  4th Team, 6th AA, 1st FX, 5th V, 7th PB
World Cup:  7th AA, 4th PH, 5th FX
 
1980
Cottbus International:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st PH, 3rd R
GDR Championships:  1st AA, 1st FX, 1st R, 1st V
GDR-SUI Dual Meet:  1st Team, 1st AA
Olympic Games:  2nd Team, 5th AA, 1st FX, 3rd V, 3rd PB, 4th PH, 4th R
World Cup:  4th AA, 1st FX, 1st PH, 1st V, 5th R
 
1981
Chunichi Cup:  2nd AA
Cottbus International:  2nd AA, 1st V, 1st PB, 2nd R, 2nd HB
European Championships:  4th AA, 1st FX, 4th V, 6th PH, 6th R, 6th PB, 7th HB
GDR Championships:  1st AA
GDR-USSR Dual Meet:  1st Team, 1st AA, 1st FX, 1st V, 2nd PH, 2nd R, 3rd PB
World Championships:  4th Team, 5th AA, 6th R
 
1982
Chunichi Cup:  7th AA, 1st FX
Cottbus International:  1st AA
DTV Cup:  1st AA
GDR-SUI-USSR Tri-Meet:  2nd AA
Tokyo Cup:  3rd HB
World Cup:  6th AA, 4th HB, 5th R, 6th FX, 6th PB, 8th V
 
1983
GDR Championships:  3rd AA
GDR-NOR Dual Meet:  1st Team, 2nd AA
 
1984
Beijing International:  7th AA
Cottbus International:  1st AA
GDR Championships:  4th AA, 1st FX
GDR-SUI Dual Meet:  1st Team, 4th AA
Olomouc (CSSR Spartakiade):  12th AA (prelims), 1st FX
Riga International:  6th AA

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