He holds the current world record in the rarely contested 4 x 1500 metres relay (14:38.8 minutes with Thomas Wessinghage, Harald Hudak and Michael Lederer). In addition he still holds the German record in 25 km road race, with 1:13:58 hours from 1978.
He competed for the sports clubs LG Vulkaneifel and Bayer 04 Leverkusen during his active career.
|1977||European Indoor Championships||San Sebastián, Spain||1st||3000 m|
|1978||European Championships||Prague, Czechoslovakia||13th||5000 m|
|1980||European Indoor Championships||Sindelfingen, West Germany||1st||3000 m|
|1984||European Indoor Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||3rd||3000 m|
|Men's 3.000m Best Year Performance
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