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 MÃ¼nster, MÃ¼nster (GER)
Country: West Germany
Long-distance runner Wolfgang Riesinger was eliminated in the heats of the 5K at the 1972 MÃ¼nchen 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 â 13:41.8 (1972).
|1972 Summer||21||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 5,000 metres||West Germany||FRG||9 h4 r1/2|
|1972 Summer||21||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Four||9||14:15,2|