Josef Fröwis

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJosef•Fröwis
Used nameJosef•Fröwis
Born17 March 1937 in Feldkirch, Vorarlberg (AUT)
Died3 May 2022 in Frastanz, Vorarlberg (AUT)
Measurements167 cm / 59 kg
NOC Austria


Josef Fröwis was an Austrian sport shooter who participated at the 1960 Rome Olympics. He competed at two events with the small-bore rifle; in the three positions he placed ninth, and over 50 metres he was eliminated in the qualification round. Fröwis also qualified for the 1964 Tokyo Games, but the Austrian Shooting Federation withdrew shortly before the Games.

Fröwis won 20 national titles. He participated in two World Championships and three Europeans with a sixth place at the 1958 Worlds as his best international result. He ran a specialist hunting, sports, and fishing shop in Feldkirch.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Shooting AUT Josef Fröwis
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 9
Small-Bore Rifle, Prone, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) =57 r1/2