Michael Scheuer (kayaker)

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Michael Scheuer
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1956 Melbourne K-2 1000 m
Bronze 1952 Helsinki K-1 10000 m
Bronze 1956 Melbourne K-1 10000 m
World Championships
Gold 1958 Prague K-4 1000 m
Gold 1958 Prague K-4 10000 m
Silver 1954 Mâcon K-2 1000 m

Michael Scheuer (born May 20, 1927) was a West German sprint canoer who competed in the 1950s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won three medals with a gold (1956: K-2 1000 m) and two bronzes (1952, 1956: K-1 10000 m).

Scheuer also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (K-4 1000 m and K-4 10000 m: both 1958) and a silver (K-2 1000 m: 1954).