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Hans-Peter Gies

Full name: Hans-Peter Gies
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4 (194 cm)
Weight: 229 lbs (104 kg)
Born: May 9, 1947 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Shot putter Hans-Peter Gies twice narrowly missed a medal at the Olympic Games, placing fourth in 1972 and fifth in 1976. In 1972 he had the same best mark as his teammate Hartmut Briesenick but lost the medal based on the second best mark, with which he trailed Briesenick by only 1 cm. Gies earned the bronze medal at the 1969 European Championships and was East German Champion in 1969, 1972, and 1974. In 1969 he set his only European record with 20.64 m. Gies was well-known as one of the best technicians internationally in shot put. He was educated as a mechanical engineer, but later was employed by the East German Volkspolizei.

Personal Best\: SP – 21.31 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics Men's Shot Put East Germany GDR 4 OR
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Men's Shot Put East Germany GDR 5

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D SBMD BMD
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round 4 OR 21.14 21,01
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 2 OR 21.14
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 2 21.00 21.14
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 2 21.01 21.14
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 4 20.62 21.01 21.14
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 4 foul 21.01 21.14
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 17 QU 19.06
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 8 19.06
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 8 19.06
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 8 pass 19.06
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round 5 20.47
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 6 19.98
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 6 20.19 20.19
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 4 20.47 20.47
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 4 20.45 20.47
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 5 20.11 20.47
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 20.13
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 20.52
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 1 20.52
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 20.52
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 20.52
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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