Klaus Peter Thaler
Its Klaus Peter Thaler celebrated largest successes when transverse field A RUNNINg. 1973 and 1976 he in this discipline world champion of the amateurs became. One could observe winner countries also regularly when road running, 1974 and 1976 nevertheless became he here German amateur master. With the olympic plays 1976 it participated likewise as a road driver and became second. The silver medal was denied to it however because of alleged handicap of the Belgian de Wolff, Thaler as the last top group and thus 9. classified.
it changed 1977 in the professional camp. With its first participation with the route de France in the same year applied to learn it; it ran with a stage-win all right positively. Later it occupied one year in the Endklassement the 35. Rank, came in the point valuation even at place six, carried temporarily the yellow leotard and won two stages. The diplomierte cycle racing coach five times placed itself altogether route de France to the adventure.
1983 said good-bye Thaler provisionally to the active sport and started a short intermediate play for 2 years as a coach of the national team. Thaler decided to the continuation of its professional career, and after only 6-wöchiger training phase he astonished the competition with a second rank with the German transverse field A CHAMPIONSHIPs. The crown was however then 2 weeks later the victory with the WM before domestic public in Munich olympia stadiums. 1987 came then the 4. WM-title in addition. it finally took 1988 after nearly 25 years of active career its final parting from the cycle racing.
- silver laurel leaf 1973
- Distinguished Service Cross to gang 2003
- of 1973 world champions Querfeldein of amateurs
- of 1974 vice-world champions Querfeldein of amateurs
- of 1975 vice-world champions Querfeldein of amateurs
- of 1976 world champions Querfeldein of amateurs
- 1980 world champion Querfeldein professional
- of 1985 world champions Querfeldein professional
- of 1987 world champions Querfeldein professional
- of 16 facher of German masters
- of 3 stage-wins route de France, Träger of the “yellow leotard”
- 1977 3. Place with Vuelta à Espana
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|NAME||Thaler, Klaus Peter|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of German wheel running drivers|
|DATE OF BIRTH||14. May 1949|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Gevelsberg|