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Reiner Schilling

Full name: Reiner Schilling
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: May 10, 1943 in Nendingen, Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: October 15, 2013 in Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Nendingen, Tuttlingen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Wrestling

Biography

Reiner Schilling began wrestling at the age six, and as a 16-year-old, took part in the qualifying tournament for the 1960 Rome Olympics, held in his home town of Tuttlingen, but he did not qualify. In the featherweight class Schilling was German Freestyle Champion in 1963 and 1964 and runner-up in Greco-Roman in 1963. He made the German team for the 1964 Olympic Games after winning qualifying matches against East Germany wrestlers. In Tokyo Schilling won three times, losing on points to the eventual Olympic champion [Osuma Watanabe] (/athletes/show/59116) from Japan.

Due to an eye injury in 1965, Schilling had to retire from competition earlier than he had hoped. He later became a successful coach and manager for various German wrestling clubs as well as on a national level.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Featherweight, Freestyle Germany GER AC

Men's Featherweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result RE BP MR
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Final Standings AC 1964-10-11 Eliminated r4/6 6
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Four 7 1964-10-14 6
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Four Match #2 2 1964-10-14 Watanabe (JPN) decision, Schilling (GER) 3
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Three 5T 1964-10-13 3
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Three Match #3 1 1964-10-13 Schilling (GER) decision, Tovar (MEX) 1
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Two 6T 1964-10-12 2
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round Two Match #4 1 1964-10-12 Schilling (GER) decision, Yun (KOR) 1
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round One 6T 1964-10-11 1
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Wrestling Germany GER Round One Match #3 1 1964-10-11 Schilling (GER) decision, Senosa (PHI) 1