Hansjörg Wirz

Hansjörg Wirz (born 9 June 1943) is a Swiss sports official and retired hurdler.

As a hurdler he finished fourth at the 1969 European Championships and competed at the 1972 Olympic Games without reaching the final.[1][2] He became Swiss champion in 1968, 1969 and 1972.[3] His personal best time was 50.78 seconds (1972).[2]

He served as the president of European Athletics from 1999 to 2015.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men 400m Hurdles Athletics IX European Championships 1969 Athens (GRE)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Hansjörg Wirz". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Swiss Championships". GBR Athletics. Athletics Weekly. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Carl-Olaf Homén
President of European Athletics
1999–2015
Succeeded by
Svein Arne Hansen