Andreas Petermann

Andreas Petermann ( born June 7, 1957 in Greiz, District Gera ) is a German former road cyclist from East Germany and a former national coach ( train endurance) in the German Cycling Federation ( BDR).

Cycling career

Petermann was 1978, 1979 and 1983, second in the GDR championships in team driving more than 100 kilometers on the road, in 1980, he finished in third place. In 1981, he was able to win the league title with the crew of the SC DHfK Leipzig ( Martin Goetze, Uwe Raab, Bodo Straubel ). In the amateur world championships 1979 he became world champion in the team time trial over 100 km with the crew of the GDR. At the World Championships in 1979 and 1982, he scored two fifth places in the road race. 1980 and 1981 he won the International Thüringen Tour.

Activities as a lecturer and trainer

After his playing days Andreas Petermann worked as a lecturer in the Department of cycling at the German University of Physical Culture in Leipzig. He was from 1986 to 1994 in the research group with a focus on cycling workout is committed to methodological and sports science themes of the track luge.

From 1995 to Petermann was until 2000 national coach of the German Triathlon Union in the areas of performance diagnostics and training analysis. He was also responsible for the junior squad. From 2000, he worked as sports director in various professional teams such as Coast, Bianchi and Wiesenhof.

In June 2008 was presented endurance Elite/U23 Andreas Petermann from the BDR as the new national coach for the range track bike. He assumed the office of Uwe Freese. On 7 January 2011 he was released from his job as a web - endurance national coach by the Bureau of the BDR. The reason given was that the German train of four, was responsible for the Petermann as national coach in the Olympic qualification currently in the European championship, occupied by a large margin the other six qualifiers, tenth, and thus the Olympiaqualifakation is in serious danger.

From the 2012 season looked Petermann the national team of Morocco. With a ranking of 13 of Souffiane Haddi in the U-23 World Cup race in Valkenburg him a first Respect success was achieved.