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Hans-Jürgen Bombach

Full name: Hans-Jürgen Bombach
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: August 11, 1945 in Wehrdorf, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Hans-Jürgen Bombach was educated as an electrician and later became a graduate sports teacher. In the 1974 European Championships he won two bronzes in the 200 and 4 x 100. His other results at the Europeans were as follows: 1969 fourth in the 200 and fifth in the 4 x 100, and eliminated in the 100 semifinals; and 1971 disqualified with the sprint relay team in the final and eliminated from the 100 semifinals. He also won the European Cup sprint relay titles in 1970, 1973 and 1975 and was runner-up in the 1973 200 meters. Nationally he individual titles in the 1973 100 and 200 and the 1974 200, adding relay titles in the 1968 4 x 200, 1969 and 1973 4 x 100, and 1973 indoor 4 x 1 lap. In 1973 he established a new European Record in the 100, recording 10.0 seconds. From 1976 until the reunification of Germany he was employed as a national trainer with the East German Track & Field Association.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.0 (1973).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics Men's 100 metres East Germany GDR 8 h3 r2/4
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay East Germany GDR 5

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics East Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 8 10.64 8
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics East Germany Round One Heat One 3 QU 10.66 5

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics East Germany GDR Final 5 38.90 6
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics East Germany GDR Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 39.06
1972 Summer 27 München Athletics East Germany GDR Round One Heat One 3 QU 39.17