Jürgen Hofmann

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJürgen•Hofmann
Used nameJürgen•Hofmann
Born3 October 1958 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements184 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsBSC Winterberg, Winterberg (GER)
NOC West Germany


Jürgen Hofmann from Heidelberg was a member of the West German four-man bob together with Alois Schnorbus, Lothar Pongratz and Martin Meinberg at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games, where they finished 10th. He was one of several athletes, in his case a sprinter, who turned from athletics to bobsleigh. His son Andreas became a javelin thrower of international level.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRG Jürgen Hofmann
Four, Men (Olympic) West Germany 2 10