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Rolf Danneberg

Full name: Rolf Danneberg
Gender: Male
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
Weight: 276 lbs (125 kg)
Born: March 1, 1953 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: LG Wedel-Pinneberg, Pinneberg (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

The greatest moment in the career of Rolf Danneberg was his 1984 Olympic gold medal, although the Eastern European countries boycotted these games. Four years later he added to his Olympic success with a bronze medal. Danneberg also took part in the 1987 World Championships (fourth) and the 1982, 1986, and 1990 European Championships, although with less success. Danneberg won a bronze medal at the 1989 World Cup. Domestically he managed won national titles in 1980, 1988 and 1989, also adding five seconds and four third places. In 1989 he was awarded the Rudolf-Harbig-Gedächtnispreis (Memory Price) and 1984 the Silver Bay Leaf. Danneberg later became a coach.

Personal Best: DT – 67.60 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Discus Throw West Germany FRG 1 Gold
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics Men's Discus Throw West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round 1 66.60
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 2 64.74
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 2 foul 64.74
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 3 63.64 64.74
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 1 66.60 66.60
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 1 foul 66.60
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 66.22
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 63.48
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 1 63.48
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 4 59.66
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 63.48 63.48
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round 3 67.38
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 3 65.58
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 3 63.60 65.58
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 3 foul 65.58
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 3 63.88 65.58
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 2 67,38 67,38
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 62.56
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 1 QU 65.70
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1 65.70
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 65.70
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 65.70
1988 Summer 35 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass