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Helmar Müller

Full name: Helmar Müller
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 11, 1939 in Sombor, Zapadna Bačka, Serbia
Affiliations: VfB Stuttgart, Stuttgart (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Helmar Müller, a 400 metre runner, won a bronze medal with the 4x400 relay at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, but he was eliminated in the semifinals of the 400 metres. He was runner-up with the relay at the 1967 European Cup and earned a bronze medal with the 4x2 rounds relay at the 1970 European Indoors. In 1969 and 1970 he won German Indoor Championships with the 4x400 relay. After the Mexico City Olympics Müller was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. By profession he was educated as a teacher, but later became a football (soccer) coach and sports administrator at VfB Stuttgart. In 1975 he was assistant coach of the Bundesliga team, serving as a board member from 1975-87, an administrative board member 1987-93, and from 1977-2013 was an advisor and department manager for the second team of VfB Stuttgart II.

Personal Best\: 400 – 45.77 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 400 metres West Germany FRG 6 h1 r3/4
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México 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(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 46.2 46.22
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU 45.7 45.78
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Five 4 QU 45.9 45.98

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany FRG Final 3 3:00.5 3:00.57 46,2
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:03.8 3:03.90
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