Wolfram Sperling

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Wolfram Sperling
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Wolfram Sperling in 1972
Personal information
Born (1952-12-04) 4 December 1952 (age 65)
Leipzig, Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Sport Swimming
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.[1] He placed fourth in the 400 m and 1500 m freestyle at the 1970 European Championships.[2]

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.[3]


  1. ^ Wolfram Sperling. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Wolfram SPERLING. les-sports.info
  3. ^ PD Dr. habil. Wolfram Sperling. spowi.uni-leipzig.de