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Frank Eisenberg

Full name: Frank Eisenberg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: December 7, 1943 in Somsdorf, Freital, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Leipzig, Leipzig (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

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East German long-distance runner Frank Eisenberg became German Champion over 5,000 metres in 1972 and in the 4,000 metres cross-country in 1969, also finishing ninth at the 1971 European Championships in the 5K. In 1972 he was the first East German to go under 13:30 for the 5,000. He was educated as a turner. His twin brother Gert was also a successful long-distance runner.

Personal Best: 5000 – 13:29.0 (1972).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics Men's 5,000 metres East Germany GDR 9

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Final 9 13:40.84
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 2 QU 13:38,4
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