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Jim Buehning

Full name: James Johann "Jim" Buehning
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: June 3, 1957 in Summit, New Jersey, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Handball

Related Olympians: Brother of Peter Buehning, Jr..

Biography

Jim Buehning was a 1979 graduate of the Stevens Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering. He played on the US national team from 1981-88, competing at the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, and winning a gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games, and a silver medal at the 1986 Goodwill Games. His brother, Peter, Jr., was on the US handball team at the 1976 Olympics, and their father, Peter, Sr., was the 1972 US team handball coach and later President of USA Team Handball. Another brother, Fritz Buehning, played tennis at UCLA and then was a top professional tennis player, mainly as a doubles player in which he won 12 pro tournaments.

Buehning settled in the Atlanta area and worked as a design engineer at Anthony International in Madison, Georgia. As a hobby, he also worked concessions at University of Georgia football games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball Men's Handball United States USA 9
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball Men's Handball United States USA 12

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Final Round Match 9/10 1 1984-08-10 USA 24, JPN 16 5 1 1 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #3 2 1984-07-31 FRG 21, USA 19 2 0 2 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #6 2 1984-08-02 SWE 21, USA 18 0 0 1 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #9 2 1984-08-04 DEN 19, USA 16 3 0 0 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #12 2 1984-08-06 ESP 17, USA 16 2 1 1 0 0
1984 Summer 27 Los Angeles Handball United States USA Group B Match #15 1T 1984-08-08 USA 22, KOR 22 4 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Final Round Match 11/12 2 1988-09-30 JPN 24, USA 21 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #3 2 1988-09-20 ISL 22, USA 15 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #4 2 1988-09-22 YUG 31, USA 23 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #11 2 1988-09-26 SWE 26, USA 12 0
1988 Summer 31 Seoul Handball United States USA Group A Match #13 2 1988-09-28 ALG 20, USA 17 0
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