Full name: Jobst Hirscht
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: July 19, 1948 in Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: SV Polizei Hamburg, Hamburg (GER)
Country: West Germany
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Sprinter Jobst Hirscht earned a bronze medal with the sprint relay at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games together with Karl-Heinz Klotz, Gerhard Wucherer and Klaus Ehl, and he placed sixth in the 100 final. He was runner-up in the sprint relay at the 1967 and 1973 European Cups and placed third in the 100 in 1973. Hirscht won a silver medal at the 1971 European Indoor Championships in the 60 metres. In 1970 he was European Police Champion in the 100 and sprint relay. Domestically he earned two West German indoor titles in 1968 and 1971, and one outdoor in 1973. In 1968 and 1971 he set five indoor world records in the 50 m.
In 1972 Hirscht was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf and one year later the Hermann-Seiffart-Gedächtnispreis (Memorial Award). By profession he was a policeman. His brother Gernot was also a successful sprinter at the national level.
Personal Best\: 100 – 10.25 (1972).
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||Men's 100 metres||West Germany||FRG||6|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||West Germany||FRG||3||Bronze|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||Final||6||10.40||7|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||3||QU||10.36||4|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||1||QU||10.25||5|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Twelve||2||QU||10.36||2|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Final||3||38.79||7|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Semi-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||38.86|
|1972 Summer||24||München||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat One||2||QU||39.17|