Jochen Schümann

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Jochen Schümann
MK33489 Jochen Schümann.jpg
Schühmann in 2015
Personal information
Nationality Germany
Born (1954-06-08) 8 June 1954 (age 64)
East Berlin, East Germany
Sailing career
Class(es)Finn, Soling, 5.5m

Jochen Schümann (born 8 June 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.


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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Olympic Games Medallists – Sailing" gbrathletics (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  2. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Sailing" Archived 17 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Sailing" (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  4. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Sailing" Archived 19 January 2013 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  5. ^ "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Sailing" Archived 16 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jochen Schümann". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.