Franz Schelle (17 June 1929 – 23 January 2017) was a West German bobsledder who competed from the mid-1950s to the mid-1960s. He won five medals at the FIBT World Championships with one gold (Four-man: 1962), two silvers (Two-man: 1960, Four-man: 1958), and two bronzes (Four-man: 1955, 1959). Competing in two Winter Olympics, Schelle's best finish was fifth in the four-man event at Innsbruck in 1964.
|Representing West Germany|
|1960 Cortina d'Ampezzo||Two-man|
|1955 St. Moritz||Four-man|
|1959 St. Moritz||Four-man|
- Bobsleigh two-man world championship medalists since 1931
- Bobsleigh four-man world championship medalists since 1930
- Wallenchinsky, David. (1984). "Bobsled: Four-man". In The Complete Book of the Olympics: 1896-1980. New York: Penguin Books. p. 561.
- Franz Schelle's obituary (in German)
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