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Name  Wolfgang Zimmerer

Role  Olympic athlete

SYND 27-1-74 BOBSLEIGH CHAMPIONSHIP AT ST MORITZ


Wolfgang Zimmerer (born 15 November 1940) is a retired West-German bobsledder who mostly competed as a driver together with his brakeman Peter Utzschneider. Zimmerer took part in the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Winter Olympics and won four medals, with one gold (two-man in 1972), one silver (two-man in 1976), and two bronzes (four-man in 1972 and 1976).

Zimmerer and Utzschneider won nine medals at the FIBT World Championships with four golds (two-man: 1973, 1974; four-man: 1969, 1973), three silvers (two-man: 1970, four-man: 1970, 1975), and two bronzes (four-man: 1971, 1973). They also collected 10 medals at the European championships, including five golds: in two-man in 1968, 1972, and 1973, and in the four-man in 1970 and 1973.

Zimmerer's nieces Maria Höfl-Riesch and Susanne Riesch are Olympic alpine skiers.

References

Wolfgang Zimmerer Wikipedia


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