Jochen Schümann

Jochen Schümann (German pronunciation: [ˈjɔxn̩ ˈʃyman], About this soundaudio ; born 8 June 1954 in East Berlin) is a German sailor and three-time olympic champion.

Jochen Schümann
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Schühmann in 2015
Personal information
Nationality Germany
Born (1954-06-08) 8 June 1954 (age 66)
East Berlin, East Germany
Sailing career
Class(es)Finn, Soling, 5.5m

He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won a gold medal in the finn class.[1][2]

He competed in the soling class at the 1988,[3] 1996[4] and 2000 Summer Olympics,[5] winning two gold medals and one silver medal in this class.

America's Cup Team AlinghiEdit

Schümann participated and won the 2003 and 2007 America's Cup for Swiss Team Alinghi acting as sporting director.

ALL4ONE ChallengeEdit

He is currently involved with ALL4ONE Challenge in the Louis Vuitton Trophy.

AwardsEdit

He received the 1996 World Sailor of the Year Award from the International Sailing Federation.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympic Games Medallists – Sailing" gbrathletics (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  2. ^ "1976 Summer Olympics – Montreal, Canada – Sailing" Archived 17 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  3. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Sailing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  4. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Sailing" Archived 19 January 2013 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)
  5. ^ "2000 Summer Olympics – Sydney, Australia – Sailing" Archived 16 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 1 June 2008)

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