Anton Wackerle

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnton•Wackerle
Used nameAnton•Wackerle
Born13 February 1938 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern (GER)
Measurements178 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsSC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Anton Wackerle finished ninth with the four-man bob Germany 2 at the 1964 Innsbruck Olympic Winter Games. He never won a West German national title. His father Sylvester Sr. and his brother Sylvester Jr. were also Olympians – his father as a bobsledder, his brother as a hockey player. The Wackerle family later owned the “Bräustüberl”, a tavern in Garmisch.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) GER FRG Anton Wackerle
Four, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 2 9

Olympic family relations