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Manfred Poerschke

Full name: Manfred Poerschke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: February 26, 1934 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: OSV Hörde, Dortmund (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Manfred Poerschke, a 400 runner, came in fourth with the mixed German 4x400 relay at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. He had his greatest moment winning the silver medal at the 1958 European Championships with the relay together with [Carl Kaufmann], [Karl-Friedrich Haas] and [Jo Kaiser]. Domestically Poerschke won four outdoor and three indoor West German relay titles. The educated teacher later became director of studies of a professional school in Dortmund.

Personal Best\: 400 – 47.0 (1957).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Germany GER 4

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany GER Final 4 3:08.2 3:08.27 47,0
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:09.8 3:09.88
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