Peter Vonhof

Peter Vonhof ( born January 15, 1949 in Berlin ) is a retired German racing cyclist.

As early as 1970 Peter won Vonhof together with Günter Haritz, Hans Lutz and Günther Schumacher the world championship in the team pursuit of amateurs in Leicester.

1973, 1974 and 1975 Peter Vonhof became world champion with the West German train four times in a row. Vonhof, Hans Lutz and Günther Schumacher were involved in every title, supplemented in 1973 by Günter Haritz, 1974 by Dietrich Thurau and 1975 by Gregory Braun.

The train of four, the "flagship" of the track cycling, was trained by Gustav Kilian, a specialist in discovering Followers talents.

At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich Vonhof belonged to the crew of the so-called " gold - quad ", but did not go in the final. With the Summer Olympic Games in Montreal in 1976, the strong German team was again his role as favorite, and smote the occupation Brown, Lutz, Schumacher and Vonhof in the final the USSR. A year later, in 1977, the foursome with Vonhof, Lutz, and Henry Schumacher Rinklin was again runner-up, beaten only by the crew of the GDR.