Richard WOHLHUTER

Richard Wohlhuter - U.S.A. - 1976 Olympic Games 800m bronze medalist.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 25 July 1976

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Thursday, 23 December 1948
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Geneva, Illinois, USA
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  • U.S.A.
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Richard WOHLHUTER - U.S.A. - 1976 Olympic Games 800m bronze medalist.

Rick  Wohlhuter is pictured above about to cross the line to take the bronze medal in the

800m at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. Cuba's Alberto Juantorena took the Gold

medal in a new World Record time of 1.43.50 with Belgian Ivo van Damme in second place.


Rick himself set a world record for the 880 yards in 1974 with a time of 1m 44.10 and

a U.S. 800m record of 1m 43.90. His best 1,500m time was 3:36.4 and his PB mile 3m 53.30.

Men's 800m. Final.

Olympic Games 1976


1. Alberto JUANTORENA   CUB   1: 43.50 WR
2. Ivo van DAMME   BEL   1: 43.86
3. Richard WOHLHUTER   USA   1: 44.12
4. Willi WULBECK   GER   1: 45.26
5. Steve OVETT   GBR   1: 45.44
6. Luciana SUSANJ   YUG   1: 45.75
7. Sriram SINGH   IND   1: 45.77
8. Carlo GRIPPO   ITA   1: 48.39

 

 

Men's 1500m. Final.

Olympic Games 1976


1. John WALKER   NZL   3: 39.17
2. Ivo van DAMME   BEL   3: 39.27
3. Paul-Heinz WELLMANN   GER   3: 39.33
4. Eamonn COGHLAN   IRL   3: 39.51
5. Frank CLEMENT   GBR   3: 39.65
6. Richard WOHLHUTER   USA   3: 40.64
7. Dave MOORCROFT   GBR   3: 40.94
8. Graham CROUCH   AUS   3: 41.80