Full name: Paul-Heinz Wellmann
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: March 31, 1952 in Haiger, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: TV Haiger, Haiger (GER)
Country: West Germany
Related Olympians: Husband (divorced) of Ellen Tittel-Wellmann.
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Middle-distance runner Paul-Heinz Wellmann had his greatest moment winning the bronze medal in the 1,500 at the 1976 MontrÃ©al Games. Four years earlier in MÃ¼nchen he placed seventh in the 1,500. In both Olympics he started together with his future wife [Ellen Tittel-Wellmann], who later married another German middle-distance runner [Thomas Wessinghage].
Paul-Heinz Wellmann also finished seventh at the 1971 and 1974 Europeans in the 1,500. He placed second at the 1973 European Cup. At the European Indoors he earned a bronze and two golds with the 4x800 and the 4x4 lap relays in 1971-73. Over 1,500 metres he added a gold medal in 1976 and a silver in 1977. Domestically he claimed eight outdoor and five indoor titles in West Germany in different events.
Wellmann later became a coach and sports administrator with his home club Bayer 04 Leverkusen and was a spokesman for the High Performance Clubs within the German Athletics Association from 2005-10. In 1976, he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf.
Personal Bests: 800 â 1:46.7 (1976); 1500 â 3:36.23 (1976).
|1972 Summer||20||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||West Germany||FRG||7|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||West Germany||FRG||3 h3 r1/3|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Men's 1,500 metres||West Germany||FRG||3||Bronze|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Three||3||1:48.47||1|
|1972 Summer||20||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Final||7||3:40.08|
|1972 Summer||20||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||4||QC||3:38.42|
|1972 Summer||20||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Five||2||QU||3:41,8|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||West Germany||Final||3||3:39.33|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||West Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||QC||3:38.99|
|1976 Summer||24||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat Four||1||QU||3:39.86|