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Bernd Herrmann

Full name: Bernhard Erich "Bernd" Herrmann
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: November 22, 1951 in Hohenkirchen, Espenau, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Bernd Herrmann, 400 metre runner, earned the bronze medal with the 4x400 relay at the 1976 Montréal Olympics together with [Franz-Peter Hofmeister], [Lothar Krieg] and [Harald Schmid], where he was also eliminated in the semifinals of the 400. Four years earlier at München the relay placed an unfortunate fourth, this time with [Horst-Rüdiger Schlöske], [Hermann Köhler] and [Karl Honz]. In 1977 he won the World Cup with the relay and was 1978 European Champion with Hofmeister, Schmid and [Martin Weppler]. Four years earlier he won a bronze medal in the 400 m at the Europeans. At the European Cup he added two more titles with the relay in 1973 and 1977, and was runner-up in 1975, also winning the 400 metres in 1977. Domestically Herrmann won 7 West German individual and 12 relay titles.

In 1976 Herrmann was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. He was a graduate business teacher and was employed by the commercial business school at Göppingen.

Personal Best\: 400 – 45.10 (1974).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 4
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Men's 400 metres West Germany FRG 5 h1 r3/4
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 5 45.94 8
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 4 QU 46.07 3
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Five 2 QU 46.99 5

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics West Germany FRG Final 4 3:00.88 45,8
1972 Summer 20 München Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:03.27
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics West Germany FRG Final 3 3:01.98 44.9
1976 Summer 24 Montréal Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 2 QU 3:03.24
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