Full name: Leonhard "Leo" Pohl
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: July 18, 1929 in Olsztyn, WarmiÅsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Died: April 23, 2014 in Pfungstadt, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: TSV Pfungstadt, Pfungstadt (GER)
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Leo Pohl was born in Eastern Prussia and came to Darmstadt in West Germany after World War II. He won a bronze medal at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne in the 4x100 metres relay together with [Lothar KnÃ¶rzer], [Heinz FÃ¼tterer] and [Manfred Germar], and was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 200 metres. He never managed to win a national title, but in 1957 was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf and in 1969 the Silver Needle of the German Track and Field Association.
Pohl later became a specialist for the installation and implementation of radio and television studios. At the 1972 Olympics in MÃ¼nchen he was responsible for German televisionâs technical aspects. He built several TV studios mainly in Arabic and Asian countries.
Personal Bests\: 100 â 10.5 (1956); 200 â 21.1 (1956).
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||Germany||GER||4 h2 r3/4|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Men's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||4||21.5||21.64|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||3||QU||21.3||21.49|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat Twelve||1||QU||21.6||21.78|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||GER||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||2||QU||40.5||40.64|
|1956 Summer||27||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||3||QU||40.8||41.00|