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Manfred Germar
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Manfred Germar (in the front) with Manfred Steinbach, 1955
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Olympic Games
Representing  Germany
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne 4x100 metre relay
European Championships
Representing  West Germany
Gold medal – first place Stockholm 1958 200 metres
Gold medal – first place Stockholm 1958 4x100 metres
Gold medal – first place Belgrade 1962 4x100 metres
Silver medal – second place Stockholm 1958 100 metres

Manfred ("Manni") Germar (German pronunciation: [ˈmanˌfʁeːt ˈɡɛʁ.maːɐ̯] (listen); born 10 March 1935 in Cologne) is a West German athlete who mainly competed in sprint events.

He competed for the United Team of Germany in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia where he won the bronze medal in the 4 x 100 metre relay with his teammates Lothar Knörzer, Leonhard Pohl and Heinz Fütterer. In September 1957 he set a European record for 200m in Hannover.

References

Awards Preceded by Hans Günter Winkler German Sportsman of the Year 1957 Succeeded by Fritz Thiedemann


Records Preceded by Heinz Futterer European Record Holder Men's 100m 31 July 1957 - 25 May 1960 Succeeded by Livio Berruti Preceded by Heinz Futterer European Record Holder Men's 200m 15 September 1957 - 13 September 1958 Succeeded by Peter Radford Preceded by Peter Radford European Record Holder Men's 200m 21 September 1958 - 27 May 1960 Succeeded by Peter Radford