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Josef Schmid

Full name: Josef Schmid
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 15, 1953 in Altshausen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: LG Saulgau, Bad Saulgau (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Middle-distance runner Josef Schmid came in fourth in the semifinals of the 800 of the 1972 München Olympics, missing the final. His greatest moments were at the European Indoors, winning the gold medal with the 4x4 lap relay in 1973 and the silver medal in the 800 in 1976. Nationally Schmid won indoor titles in the 800 in 1973-74, winning relay titles in 1974-75 in the 4x800, and indoors in the 3x1000 in 1975.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:46.3 (1972).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics Men's 800 metres West Germany FRG 4 h1 r2/3

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 4 1:48,8 6
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 3 QU 1:47.75 4
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