He set the world record in the 100-metre in 1954, where he ran in a time of 10.2, which was the same time, american Jesse Owens had run in 1936.
Now is the world's fastest man anno 1954, Heinz Fütterer, died at the age of 87 years.
And it is not just any athlete, who is dead.
the Runner was the year sportsnavn in Germany in 1954, in which the germans otherwise also won the WORLD cup in football through the 'Miracle of Bern', but løbepræstationen was rated higher.
Fütterer went under the name of 'white lightning' and was never beaten in the years between 1953 and 1955, where he won three european championships.
In 1955, he is also world record indoors in the 60-metre in a time of 6.5 seconds. Injuries destroyed, however, his olympic games in 1952 and 1956, where in the last edition, however, was to a bronze medal in the relay race.
frühere Sprint-Star Heinz Fütterer ist im Alter von 87 Jahren gestorben. https://t.co/Qfd2FBH58V @dpa via @HarzKurier (tch) pic.twitter.com/BgcVRBjrdD— dpa-Sports (@dpa_sport) 10. February 2019
Heinz Fütterer at the european championships of 1958. Photo: Ritzau/scanpix/IMAGO SPORTFOTODIENST
After karrierestoppet he has been a businessman and representative of the sportstøjfirmaet Cougar, and in 2004 he gave his medals and trophies to a local museum.
In 2011, he was member in the German Hall of Fame, and even in a high age he was fit and played golf.
the Death happened Sunday in the home of the Baden Elchesheim, after a short illness.
The German sprinterlegende has also spoken out about today's løbestjerner, and he was very happy for Usain Bolt.
- With him cast it all. He has long arms and taking long strides, he has previously said about the Bolt according to Sport 1.
Since Heinz Fütterer, set the world record on 100 metre by 10.2 seconds, the world record has developed significantly. Today sounds the record at 9.58 - or, more precisely, 9,572 set by Usain Bolt in august 2009 in Berlin.
by 10.6 Donald Lippincott (1912)
10,4 Charley Paddock (1921)
10,3 Percy Williams (1930)
10,2 Jesse Owens (1936)
10,2 Heinz Fütterer (1954)
the 10.1 William Williams (1956)
10,0 Armin Hary (1960)
9,9 Jim Hines (1968)
9,93 Calvin Smith (1983) the
9,92 Carl Lewis (1988)
9,90 Leroy Burrell (1991)
9,86 Carl Lewis (1991)
9,85 Leroy Burrell (1994)
9,84 Donavan Bailey (1996)
9,79 Maurice Greene (1999)
the's 9.77 Asafa Powell (2005)
9,74 Asafa Powell (2007)
9,69 Usain Bolt (2008)
9,58 Usain Bolt (2009) the
* the List is names as doping-hit Ben Johnson, Tim Montgomery and Justin Gatlin, just like the list only contains the first person, who ran the new time.
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