Horst-Günter Gregor

Horst-Günter Gregor (24 July 1938 – 25 April 1995) was a German swimmer. He competed in the 1964 and 1968 Summer Olympics and won three silver medals in relay events.[1] He also won five medals, including two gold medals, at the European championships in 1962 and 1966.[2]

Horst-Günter Gregor
Horst-Günter Gregor in 1966
Personal information
Born24 July 1938
Elbing, West Prussia, Germany (modern Elbląg, Poland)
Died25 April 1995 (aged 56)
Leipzig, Germany
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
ClubSC Magdeburg, Magdeburg
SC DHfK, Leipzig

Nationally, he won 21 titles, including those in 100 m butterfly (1962, 1963 and 1966), 200 m butterfly (1964, 1965, 1966 and 1968) and 100 m freestyle (1956–1959, 1962, 1966 and 1968).[3]

He married the swimmer Bärbel Walter. Their son, Jens Gregor, also became a competitive swimmer. In 1961, Horst-Günter completed his studies in civil engineering. From 1979 to 1992 he was director of the State Secretariat for Physical Culture and Sports, and then chairman of the Saxon Swimming Association.[3]


  1. "Horst-Günter Gregor". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. Horst-Günter GREGOR. les-sports.info
  3. Volker Kluge Das große Lexikon der DDR-Sportler. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-89602-348-9, pp. 126 ff.

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