Full name: Johannes Schmitt
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 18, 1943 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: December 28, 2003 in Küssnacht, Schwyz, Switzerland
Affiliations: ASV Köln, Köln (GER)
Johannes Schmitt finished fifth with the 4x400 relay at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and failed to reach the semifinals of the 400. At the 1962 Europeans he won gold with the 4x400 relay, which set a new European record. In 1963 and 1964 he was runner-up at the West German Championships and in 1964 won a sprint relay title. The same year Schmitt helped a West German 4x400 West German relay team set a world record.
Personal Best: 400 – 46.3 (1963).
|1964 Summer||21||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||Germany||GER||6 h2 r2/4|
|1964 Summer||21||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay||Germany||GER||5|
|1964 Summer||21||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat Two||6||47.2||47,24|
|1964 Summer||21||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Four||5||QC||46.9||46,90|
|1964 Summer||21||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Three||2||QU||3:04.9|