Utzschneider (left) and Zimmerer at the 1972 Olympics
|Born||6 March 1946 (age 71)
Murnau am Staffelsee, Germany
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||87 kg (192 lb)|
Peter Utzschneider (born 6 March 1946) is a retired West German bobsledder who mostly competed as a brakeman together with Wolfgang Zimmerer. They competed at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Winter Olympics and won three medals, with one gold (two-man in 1972), and two bronzes (four-man in 1972 and 1976).
Utzschneider and Zimmerer won nine medals at the FIBT World Championships, with four golds (two-man: 1973, 1974; four-man: 1969, 1973), three silvers (two-man: 1970, four-man: 1970, 1975), and two bronzes (four-man: 1971, 1973). They also collected 10 medals at the European championships, including five golds: in two-man in 1968, 1972, and 1973, and in the four-man in 1970 and 1973.
- Peter Utzschneider. sports-reference.com
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- Bobsleigh two-man Olympic medalists 1932-56 and since 1964
- Bobsleigh four-man Olympic medalists for 1924, 1932-56, and since 1964
- Bobsleigh two-man world championship medalists since 1931
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