Werner Steinmetz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameWerner•Steinmetz
Used nameWerner•Steinmetz
Born12 March 1950 in Pforzheim, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements164 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsTV Pforzheim, Pforzheim (GER)
NOC West Germany


Werner Steinmetz was a member of the West German male gymnast team that finished fifth at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. He also placed 34th in the individual all-around but missed all the apparatus finals. In 1968, he won his only West German national title in the horse vault. Steinmetz was a graduated sports teacher and later became regional coach at Heilbronn.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRG Werner Steinmetz
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =34 r1/2
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) West Germany 5
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =29 r1/1
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =44 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =56 r1/2
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =39 r1/1
Rings, Men (Olympic) =32 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =47 r1/1