Gerhard Schiller

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGerhard•Schiller
Used nameGerhard•Schiller
Born17 April 1949 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsSSF Bonn 1905, Bonn (GER)
NOC West Germany


Gerhard Schiller swam at the 1972 München Summer Games, representing West Germany. He was eliminated in the heats of the 100 m freestyle. He also swam in the heats of the two freestyle relays, but was not selected for the finals, when the 4x200 m squad won the silver medal. In the 4x100 m freestyle relay at the 1970 European Championships in Barcelona, he won a silver medal, and at the 1974 Europeans in Vienna, he won the gold medal. Schiller won his only national title in the 100 m freestyle in 1971. He later regularly participated in international senior championships. He also became an avid and successful senior tennis player.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) FRG Gerhard Schiller
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) 18
4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 6
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany 2

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