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Wolfram Fiedler

Full name: Wolfram Fiedler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: September 29, 1951 in Ilmenau, Thüringen, Germany
Died: April 11, 1988 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Wolfram Fiedler started his career as a youth by placing third at the 1968 European Junior Championships, and he improved to win that title in 1969. After two difficult years as a senior, he won the 1972 European title and won two bronze medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics, one in the singles and in the doubles with Klaus-Michael Bonsack. Fiedler won the 1975 World Singles Championships, placing second in 1973, and was European Champion in 1976. In that year he began a career as a youth coach within the East German Bobsledding Federation, but he died quite young, in 1988, from cancer. In 1989, his birthplace of Ilmenau named their Summer Toboggan Run in his memory.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge Men's Singles East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles East Germany-2 GDR 3 Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany GDR Final Standings 3 3:28.73
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany GDR Run 1 6 53.04 16.22 7 30.67 =8 14.45 9 22.37 3
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany GDR Run 2 3 52.55 16.15 8 30.37 =4 14.22 2 22.18 3
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany GDR Run 3 3 51.61 16.04 =4 30.15 5 14.11 5 21.46 1
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany GDR Run 4 1 51.53 16.01 =3 30.06 1 14.05 1 21.47 1

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany-2 GDR Klaus-Michael Bonsack Final Standings 3
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany-2 GDR Klaus-Michael Bonsack Run 1 3
1972 Winter 20 Sapporo Luge East Germany-2 GDR Klaus-Michael Bonsack Run 2 3
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