Peter Utzschneider

Peter Utzschneider (born 6 March 1946) is a retired West German bobsledder who mostly competed as a brakeman together with Wolfgang Zimmerer. They competed at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Winter Olympics and won three medals, with one gold (two-man in 1972), and two bronzes (four-man in 1972 and 1976).[1]

Peter Utzschneider
Peter Utzschneider, Wolfgang Zimmerer 1972.jpg
Utzschneider (left) and Zimmerer at the 1972 Olympics
Personal information
Born6 March 1946 (1946-03-06) (age 76)
Murnau am Staffelsee, Germany
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight87 kg (192 lb)
ClubSV Ohlstadt
Zimmerer and Utzschneider on a stamp of Ajman

Utzschneider and Zimmerer 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.[1]


  1. ^ a b Peter Utzschneider.

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