Full name: Wolfgang Riesinger
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 8, 1951 in Ostbevern, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: LG Ratio Münster, Münster (GER)
Country: West Germany
Long-distance runner Wolfgang Riesinger was eliminated in the heats of the 5K at the 1972 München Olympics. Riesinger earned three outdoor and three indoor West German titles at different distances. He worked as a sports teacher, coach of German long distance runners, and a businessman.
Riesinger later became a pigeon breeder and writer. In 2012 he published his novel The Last Flight about endurance, high form, training methods, proper nutrition, electrolytes, short- and long-distance running, recovery, and doping.
Personal Best\: 5000 – 13:41.8 (1972).
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||Men's 5,000 metres||West Germany||FRG||9 h4 r1/2|
|1972 Summer||21||München||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Four||9||14:15,2|