Josef Schuster

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJosef•Schuster
Used nameJosef•Schuster
Born13 December 1906 in Oberölkofen, Grafing, Bayern (GER)
Measurements56 kg
AffiliationsTSV 1860 München, München (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


German weightlifter Josef Schuster from München finished 14th in the bantamweight class at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. In 1954 he was tenth at the World and second at the European Championships. Shuster enjoyed a long career which started in 1924 and he won 12 (West) German Championships: at flyweight in 1930, and at bantamweight 11 times in 1934-37, 1939-40, 1942, 1948, 1951-52, and 1954.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Weightlifting GER FRG Josef Schuster
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 14