Siegbert Horn

Siegbert Horn (11 May 1950 – 9 August 2016) was a German slalom canoeist who competed in the 1970s. He won a gold medal in the K-1 event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.[1]

Siegbert Horn
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Siegbert Horn in 1972
Personal information
Born(1950-05-11)11 May 1950
Hartmannsdorf, East Germany
Died9 August 2016(2016-08-09) (aged 66)
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
SportSlalom canoeing
ClubASK Vorwärts Leipzig

Horn also won six medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with three golds (K-1: 1971, 1975; K-1 team: 1973), two silvers (K-1: 1973; K-1 team: 1971), and a bronze (K-1 team: 1975). He died of cancer on 9 August 2016.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Siegbert Horn". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Mutprobe auf Kanal-Kopie". sz-online (in German). 15 August 2016. Retrieved 17 August 2016.

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