Michel Scheuer

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Michel Scheuer
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Representing  West Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki K-1 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Melbourne K-1 10000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Prague K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1958 Prague K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1954 Mâcon K-2 1000 m

Michel Scheuer (20 May 1927 – 31 March 2015) was a West German sprint canoeist, born in Rodange, Luxembourg, 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). Scheuer died at the age of 87 in 2015.[1]


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