Full name: Wolfgang Fischer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 27, 1928 in Grüna an der Knatter, Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: November 25, 1987 in Marbach am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: MTV Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg (GER)
East German hurdler Wolfgang Fischer fled to West Germany at the end of 1953 and took part in the 1954 European Championships as a West German citizen. Through 1953 he had some podium finishes in the former GDR, but never won a national title. In West Germany he became champion in the 1955 400 hurdles. In 1963 Fischer married non-Olympian sprinter Renate Renz.
Personal Best: 400H – 51.8 (1960).
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