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Herrmann in July 1956

Siegfried Herrmann (7 November 1932 – 14 February 2017) was a German long-distance runner. He competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics (Melbourne) and the 1964 Summer Olympics (Tokyo). He was the men's 3000 m world record holder from 5 August to 27 August 1965. He was an athletics coach from 1976 until 2000. He was born in Unterschönau, Thuringia.

Herrmann died on 14 February 2017 in Erfurt, Thuringia, at the age of 84.[1]