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Balthasar Schwarm

Full name: Balthasar Schwarm
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: September 11, 1946 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

West German luger Balthasar Schwarm, a plumber by trade, took part in three consecutive Olympic Games and won the silver medal at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics with his doubles partner Hans Brandner, behind the East Germans Hans Rinn and Norbert Hahn, who they defeated at the 1979 World Championships in Königssee. They also won a World bronze medal in 1977. At the European Championships, they were champions in 1977, won a silver medal in 1972, and twice won bronze medals, in 1973 and 1980. Their medal count was completed by seven German Championships (1971-73, 1975, 1977, 1979 and 1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-1 FRG 5T
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-1 FRG 2 Silver
1980 Winter 33 Lake Placid Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-2 FRG 7

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Final Standings 5T
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Run 1 5
1972 Winter 25 Sapporo Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Run 2 5
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Final Standings 2
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Run 1 2
1976 Winter 29 Innsbruck Luge West Germany-1 FRG Hans Brandner Run 2 4
1980 Winter 33 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-2 FRG Hans Brandner Final Standings 7
1980 Winter 33 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-2 FRG Hans Brandner Run 1 4
1980 Winter 33 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-2 FRG Hans Brandner Run 2 7
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