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Michel Scheuer

Full name: Michel Scheuer
Gender: Male
Born: May 20, 1927 in Rodange, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: March 31, 2015 in Krefeld, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: KC Kaiserswerth, Düsseldorf (GER) / Bertasee Duisburg, Duisburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

In addition to his three Olympic medals Michel Scheuer won two World Championship gold medals in the 1958 K4 1000 m and K4 10000 m (both with [Gustav Schmidt], [Theo Kleine], and the non-Olympian Georg Lietz), adding to his silver medal he won together with Gustav Schmidt at the 1954 Worlds in the K2 1000 m. He also won two European titles and was a 32-time German champion in various classes. After his active career Scheuer worked as a coach for both the youth and seniors. For his sporting achievements he was awarded with the Silver Laurel Leaf by the German president and the Golden Badge of Honor by the German Canoe Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Kayak Singles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Canoeing Germany Final Standings 3 47:54.5
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Canoeing Germany Final Standings 3 48:00.3

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Canoeing Germany GER Meinrad Miltenberger Final Round 1956-12-01
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Canoeing Germany GER Meinrad Miltenberger Round One Heat Two 1956-12-01
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