Balthasar Schwarm

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Balthasar Schwarm
Medal record
Men's Luge
Representing  West Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Innsbruck Men's doubles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1979 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Igls Men's doubles
World Cup Championships
Silver medal – second place 1977-78 Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1978-79 Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1977 Königssee Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1972 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Olang Men's doubles

Balthasar Schwarm (born 11 September 1946 in Bruckmühl, Bavaria) is a West German former luger who competed from the early 1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at Innsbruck in 1976.

Schwarm also won two medals at the men's doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships with a gold in 1979 and a bronze in 1977. He also won four medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL European Luge Championships with one gold (1977), one silver (1972), and two bronzes (1973, 1980).[1]

Schwarm's best overall finish in the men's doubles Luge World Cup was second in the inaugural 1977-8 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of European luge champions". Eiskanal (in German). Archived from the original on 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2015-02-08.