Full name: Rainer Berger
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: September 23, 1944 in Benneckenstein, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)
Rainer Berger studied sports medicine, exercise science and German. After his sports career as a sprinter as well as a bobsledder, he served as product and promotion manager at Adidas AG for world-class athletes. He then moved to Puma, serving as business line manager who was responsible for restoring the brand to prominence on the world market. Since 2008 he has worked as a lecturer at the International Business School in Nuremberg.
As a sprinter he placed fourth in the 4×100 relay at the 1966 European Championships and managed to win the East German titles in 1964-67 in the sprint relay, in 1966 in the 4×200 m, and in 1964-66 and 1969 in the indoor 4×2 laps relay. He was also part of the German sprint relay in the mixed German team at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games which was eliminated in the semifinals.
Personal Best\: 100 – 10.4 (1964).
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Germany||GER||5 h2 r2/3|
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||GER||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||40.1||40,16|
|1964 Summer||20||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||3||QU||40.2||40,21|