Manfred Schumann

Manfred Schumann (born 7 February 1951 in Hanover) is a West German hurdler and bobsledder who competed during the mid to late 1970s. He won two medals at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck with a silver in the two-man and a bronze in the four-man events.

Manfred Schumann
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Medal record
Men's bobsleigh
Representing  West Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Innsbruck Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Innsbruck Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 St. Moritz Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1979 Königssee Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1977 St. Moritz Two-man


Schumann won a complete set of medals at the FIBT World Championships with a gold in 1974 (Four-man), a silver in 1979 (Two-man, despite being replaced by Fritz Ohlwärter after Schumann's injury during the third heat), and a bronze in 1977.