Manfred Radochla

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Manfred Radochla (born June 2, 1949 in Leipzig ) is a German cyclist and national cycling champion who was active in the 1960s and 70s.

Athletic career

Radochla began his active career as a cyclist in 1964 in the B youth class at SC DHfK Leipzig . With a height of 165 centimeters and a weight of 65 kilograms, he was one of the small and light riders in the peloton. In 1966 he won the children's and youth spartakiad street race in the youth class A.

His most important success was the victory at the Sachsenring , when he won the title of GDR champion in the road race ahead of Axel Peschel and Dieter Mickein . In 1970 he won the races around the Sachsenring , the Wismut Prize and the Grand Diamond Prize .

He started several times in the GDR tour , in 1971 he achieved his best placement with 31st place. In international tours he took a. a. a 4th place in the Bohemia Tour 1970 and was 12th in the Algeria Tour in the same year . After leaving the SC DHfK Leipzig, he joined the BSG Lok Ost Leipzig in 1972.


Radochla completed an apprenticeship as a telecommunications mechanic.


Manfred Radochla is the father of the cyclist Steffen Radochla .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ A b German Cycling Association of the GDR (Ed.): The cyclist . No. 31/1971 . Berlin 1971, p. 1 .
  2. Rene Jacobs et al. a. (Ed.): VELO . Brussels 1971, p. 131-132 .
  3. ^ German Cycling Association of the GDR (ed.): The cyclist . No. 31/1966 . Berlin 1966, p. 10 .
  4. Steffen Radochla's website. Retrieved December 29, 2018 .