Wolfram Sperling in 1972
4 December 1952 |
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb)|
|Club||SC DHfK, Leipzig|
Wolfram Sperling (born 4 December 1952) is a retired German swimmer. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the 400 m freestyle and 200 m and 400 m individual medley and finished in eighth place in the last event. He placed fourth in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle at the 1970 European Championships.
Between 1973 and 1978 he studied sports sciences and after graduation worked at the DHfK in Leipzig, defending a PhD in 1982 and habilitation in 1990. He then taught various sports-related subjects at the University of Kiel (1993–1994) and University of Leipzig (1993–1998). In parallel he worked as a researcher in sports therapy. He is a member of the German Association of Sport Sciences, President of the Saxon Swimming Federation, and a board member of the German Swimming Federation.
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