Full name: Josef Schmid
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 15, 1953 in Altshausen, Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany
Affiliations: LG Saulgau, Bad Saulgau (GER)
Country: West Germany
Middle-distance runner Josef Schmid came in fourth in the semifinals of the 800 of the 1972 MÃ¼nchen 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 â 1:46.3 (1972).
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||West Germany||FRG||4 h1 r2/3|
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4||1:48,8||6|
|1972 Summer||19||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Four||3||QU||1:47.75||4|