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Bodo Bittner

Full name: Bodo Bittner
Gender: Male
Height: 15-0 (180 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: February 5, 1940 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: September 23, 2012 in Split, Splitsko-dalmatinska županija, Croatia
Affiliations: BRC Schwarzwald, Triberg im Schwarzwald (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Bodo Bittner had only a brief career as a bobsledder in 1974-76 starting at the Nations Cup with Georg Großmann. His best performances were a bronze medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games in the four-man event together with pilot Wolfgang Zimmerer, brakeman Peter Utzschneider and former hurdler Manfred Schumann, and the silver medal at the European Championships the same year. He grew up in the former GDR but fled to West Germany early in 1961, where he was educated as fighter pilot at the Bundeswehr and worked as a track and field coach at the University of Freiburg.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Four West Germany-1 FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Final Standings
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 1
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 2
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 3
1976 Winter 35 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 4
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