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Detlef Ultsch

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Detlef Ultsch
Ultsch in 2012
Personal information
Born (1955-11-07) 7 November 1955 (age 68)
CountryEast Germany
Weight class‍–‍86 kg
Achievements and titles
Olympic GamesBronze (1980)
World Champ.Gold (1979, 1983)
European Champ.Silver (1978)
Profile at external databases
Updated on 20 June 2023

Detlef Ultsch (born 7 November 1955) is an East German former judoka.

Ultsch was born in Sonneberg, Bezirk Suhl. Ultsch is the first German judo world champion and became a double world middleweight champion, winning the title in Paris 1979 and Moscow 1983.[1] He also competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics.[2]


  1. ^ "World Judo Championships".
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Detlef Ultsch". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 4 December 2016.

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