Georg Nückles

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGeorg•Nückles
Used nameGeorg•Nückles
Born14 May 1948 in Kehl, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements181 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsKehler FV, Kehl (GER)
NOC West Germany


A 400 runner, Georg Nückles was eliminated in the semifinals at the 1972 München Olympics. At the 1972 European Indoors he won a gold medal in the 400 and a silver medal with the 4x2 laps relay. In West Germany Nückles won the following titles: 400 in 1972, 400 indoor in 1972-73, 400 hurdles in 1973, 4x400 relay in 1974, and 4x400 indoor relay in 1975. Nückles studied mechanical engineering and lived and worked from 1976-79 in Singapore. He later collected motorcycles and favored BMWs.

Personal Best: 400 – 46.11 (1972).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics FRG Georg Nückles
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 7 h1 r3/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) West Germany DNS

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