Manfred SCHUMANN

Federal Republic of Germany FRG

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Innsbruck 1976
  • Year of Birth
    1951
Olympic Results

Biography

Manfred SCHUMANN

Manfred Schumann is a former hurdler and bobsleigh athlete, who competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. In bobsleigh he won two Olympic medals in 1976 and one World Championship in 1974 in the four-man bob. As a bobsledder he started for Sportverein Ohlstadt. Schumann was German Champion in 1974 and 1977 in the two-man bob and 1978-79 in the four-man. In 1976 he won a silver in the two-man bob and a bronze in the four-man-bob at the Winter Games in Innsbruck.

He started with track & field at his home club TSV Wunstorf, but moved to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 1971 and from 1973-1977 represented USC Mainz. As a hurdler he was runner-up in the 50 metre hurdles at the 1972 European Indoor Championships, and 5th in the 60 metre hurdles at the 1977 Euro Indoors. In 1972 he set two world records in the indoor 60 metre hurdles. The same year he was eliminated in the heats over 110 hurdles at the München Olympic Games.

Personal Best: 110H – 13.6 (1972).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Innsbruck 1976

S
Two
Two Bobsleigh
B
Four
Four Bobsleigh
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

#5 h4 r1/3
110 metres Hurdles
110 metres Hurdles Athletics