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Manfred Schumann

Full name: Manfred Schumann
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (186 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: February 7, 1951 in Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, SV Ohlstadt
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Bobsleigh, Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Manfred Schumann is a former hurdler and bobsleigh athlete, who competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympics. In bobsleigh he won two Olympic medals in 1976 and one World Championship in 1974 in the four-man bob. He started with track & field at his home club TSV Wunstorf, but moved to Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 1971 and from 1973-1977 represented USC Mainz. As a hurdler he was runner-up in the 50 metre hurdles at the 1972 European Indoor Championships, and 5th in the 60 metre hurdles at the 1977 Euro Indoors. In 1972 he set two world records in the indoor 60 metre hurdles. As a bobsledder he started for Sportverein Ohlstadt. Schumann was German Champion in 1974 and 1977 in the two-man bob and 1978-79 in the four-man.

Personal Best: 110H – 13.6 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles West Germany FRG 5 h4 r1/3
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Two West Germany-1 FRG 2 Silver
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh Men's Four West Germany-1 FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Zimmerer Final Standings
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Zimmerer Run 1
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Zimmerer Run 2
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Zimmerer Run 3
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Zimmerer Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Final Standings
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 1
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 2
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 3
1976 Winter 24 Innsbruck Bobsleigh West Germany-1 FRG Run 4

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 5 14.13 4