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Wolfgang Scharf

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWolfgang•Scharf
Used nameWolfgang•Scharf
Born13 November 1959 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 65 kg
AffiliationsMEV, München (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Wolfgang Scharf competed at the 1984 Sarajevo and the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics as a speed skater in the middle- and long-distances, representing West Germany. In 1982 and 1983 he won West German all-round national titles. Scharf trained as a bank clerk, but later worked as a freelance finance and real estate agent.

Personal Bests: 500 – 39.23 (1984); 1000 – 1:18.4 (1983); 1500 – 1:58.68 (1984); 5000 – 7:09.91 (1983); 10000 – 15:01.60 (1983).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) FRG Wolfgang Scharf
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 25
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 28
10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 28