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Wolfgang Fischer

Full name: Wolfgang Fischer
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 27, 1928 in Grüna an der Knatter, Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: November 25, 1987 in Marbach am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: MTV Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


East German hurdler Wolfgang Fischer fled to West Germany at the end of 1953 and took part in the 1954 European Championships as a West German citizen. Through 1953 he had some podium finishes in the former GDR, but never won a national title. In West Germany he became champion in the 1955 400 hurdles. In 1963 Fischer married non-Olympian sprinter Renate Renz.

Personal Best: 400H – 51.8 (1960).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Germany GER 4 h4 r1/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 32 Roma Athletics Germany Round One Heat Four 4 53.2 53.35
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