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Wilfried Wesch

Full name: Wilfried Wesch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: July 7, 1940 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Wilfried Wesch, race walker, came in 16th at the 1972 München Olympic Games over 20 km. At the 1970 Europeans he finished 20th. In 1971 he earned two German titles indoors over 10 km and outdoors over 20 km. During the 1970s he lived in London and worked as a hotel director.

After the end of his race walking career, Wesch was a board member of the German Tennis Association responsible for regulating rules and refereeing. During these times he spent three years as a referee on the ATP Tour and as head judge at all major German tournaments and the Davis Cup.

Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-28:05 (1972).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 32 München Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk West Germany FRG 16

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 32 München Athletics West Germany Final Standings 16 1-35:20.6
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