- About Wolfgang Schwarz
Full name: Wolfgang Schwarz
Also known as: Wolfgang Schwarz, Schwarz, Wolfgang
Professions: Austrian figure skater
- Wolfgang Schwarz Biography
Wolfgang Schwarz (born 14 September 1947 in Vienna) is an Austrian former figure skater. He is the 1968 Olympic gold medalist, a two-time (1967–1968) World silver medalist, and three-time (1967–1969) European silver medalist. Prior to the Grenoble Olympics, he had finished second to Austrian teammate Emmerich Danzer multiple times at the World and European Championships. In the 2000s, Schwarz became known for his criminal record. In December 2002, he was convicted on charges of trafficking in human beings after he brought five women from Russia and Lithuania to Austria to work as prostitutes. He was given an 18-month sentence, postponed due to his skin cancer. In December 2005, Schwarz was acquitted in a separate case of human trafficking. In August 2006, he was convicted and sentenced to eight years in prison for plotting a kidnapping of a Romanian teenager.
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