Remig Stumpf

Remig Stumpf (25 March 1966 – 14 May 2019)[1] was a German cyclist. He competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in the 100 km team time trial and in the individual road race and finished in sixth and 14th place, respectively.[2] He won the Tour of Berlin, Rund um Köln and Rund um Düren in 1986. In 1989 he finished third in the Kellogg's Tour of Britain. He won the six-day race of Cologne in 1992 and 1993.

Remig Stumpf
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1987-0522-030, Remig Stumpf.jpg
Remig Stumpf in 1987
Personal information
Born(1966-03-25)25 March 1966
Schweinfurt, West Germany
Died14 May 2019(2019-05-14) (aged 53)
Bergrheinfeld, Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
SportCycling
ClubRSG Nürnberg

Stumpf struggled to adjust to post-Olympic life. He murdered his wife Mirjam and committed suicide on 14 May 2019 in his home at Bergrheinfeld. [3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tragischer Unglücksfall: Die Radsportwelt trauert um Remig Stumpf (in German)
  2. ^ Remig Stumpf. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ [1] Remig Stumpf – Police investigate for homicidal offense
  4. ^ Remig Stumpf. cyclingarchives.com