- Not to be confused with German historian Bogdan Musial
Musiol (rear without goggles) in 1989.
The former shot putter started pushing bob sleighs in 1977 for pilot Horst Bernhard. Behind Horst Schönau he became world champion for the first time in 1978. He also pushed for Bernhard Germeshausen, Meinhard Nehmer, Bernhard Lehmann, Detlef Richter and finally Wolfgang Hoppe.
Musiol also won seven medals at the FIBT World Championships with three golds (Two-man: 1989, Four-man: 1978, 1991), two silvers (Four-man: 1982, 1987), and two bronzes (Two-man: 1990, Four-man: 1989).
From 1980 to 1988, the former NVA Hauptmann took part for East Germany, then after German reunification in 1990 for Germany at the Winter Olympics until 1994. At the end of his career he had won 31 Medals at international competitions (Olympics, World and European championships - 7 golds, 16 silvers, and 8 bronzes) and was the most successful bob athlete until Wolfgang Hoppe scored 33.
Musiol competed for ASK Vorwärts Oberhof, later WSV Oberhof 05. He owns fitness studios in Zella-Mehlis and Oschatz . He was in charge for the material of the German Bob- und Schlittenverband für Deutschland until his dismissal in 2000.
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