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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 Kirchdorf am Haunpold, Bruckmühl, 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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