Jochen Schümann

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Jochen Schümann
Personal information
Full name Jochen Schümann
Nationality  Germany
Born (1954-06-08) 8 June 1954 (age 60)
East Berlin, East Germany
Sport
Sport Sailing
Class(es) Finn, Soling

Jochen Schümann (born June 8, 1954 in East Berlin) is a German sailor and olympic champion.

He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won a gold medal in the finn class.[1][2]

He competed in the soling class at the 1988,[3] 1996[4] and 2000 Summer Olympics,[5] winning two gold medals and one silver medal in this class.

America's Cup Team Alinghi[edit]

Schümann participated and won the 2003 and 2007 America's Cup for Swiss Team Alinghi acting as sporting director.

ALL4ONE Challenge[edit]

He is currently involved with ALL4ONE Challenge in the Louis Vuitton Trophy.

Awards[edit]

He received the 1996 World Sailor of the Year Award from the International Sailing Federation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympic Games Medallists - Sailing" gbrathletics (Retrieved on June 1, 2008)
  2. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 1, 2008)
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 1, 2008)
  4. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 1, 2008)
  5. ^ "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on June 1, 2008)

See also[edit]