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Christoph Herle

Full name: Christoph Herle
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: November 19, 1955 in Königstein im Taunus, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: TV 1860 Fürth, Fürth (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Long-distance runner Christoph Herle placed fifth in the 10K at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games and did not finish the semifinal in the 5K. He also placed eighth in the 10K at the 1983 World Championships. His three participations at the 1978, 1982 and 1986 European Championships were less successful, but at the European Cup he finished fourth in 1983, third in 1985, and eighth in 1987 (all in the 10K). In 1985 he finished seventh in the 3,000 at the World Indoors and earned silver at the 1979 European Indoors over the same distance. He won four consecutive West German titles from 1983-86 in the 10K, adding seven further titles in different distances, mostly in cross-country.

In 1983 Herle ran his first marathon at Chicago finishing fifth (2-12:14) and his second and last one in 1985 at London (2-09:23) finishing fourth. He studied architecture and art history at the Technical University of München and founded an architecture office in 1983.

Personal Bests\: 5000 – 13:19.25 (1985); 10000 – 27:50.27 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 5,000 metres West Germany FRG AC h2 r2/3
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 10,000 metres West Germany FRG 5

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two AC DNF
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Two 6 QU 13:46.35

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final 5 28:08.21
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Two 4 QU 28:30.28
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