Michael Sperr

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMichael•Sperr
Used nameMichael•Sperr
Born8 September 1962 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Measurements188 cm
AffiliationsSC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC West Germany


Michael Sperr took part in the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, where he finished 11th in the two-man bob with Rolf Müller, and 14th with the four-man West Germany I squad. In 1984, Sperr had a severe bobsleigh accident at Cervinia, falling into a coma for 17 days. Doctors gave him only a 50:50 chance of survival. However, he went on to win two four-man national titles, in 1987 and 1988. Sperr later became a graduated sports teacher.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRG Michael Sperr
Two, Men (Olympic) Rolf Müller 11
Four, Men (Olympic) West Germany 1 14