Harald Winkler

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHarald•Winkler
Used nameHarald•Winkler
Born17 December 1962 in Graz (AUT)
Measurements195 cm / 90 kg
AffiliationsBob-Club Steiermark
NOC Austria

Biography

The high point of Harald Winkler’s career came when he won a gold medal in four-man at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, riding with pilot Ingo Appelt, Gerhard Haidacher, and Thomas Schroll. Winkler competed at three Olympics, also placing fifth in two-man and seventh in four-man in 1988, and fourth in four-man in 1994. At the World Championships he garnered two medals, a silver in 1993 at Igls, and a bronze in 1990 at St. Moritz, both in four-man.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) AUT Harald Winkler
Two, Men (Olympic) Ingo Appelt 5
Four, Men (Olympic) Austria 2 7
1992 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) AUT Harald Winkler
Four, Men (Olympic) Austria 1 1 Gold
1994 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) AUT Harald Winkler
Four, Men (Olympic) Austria 1 4

Special Notes