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Wolfgang Killing

Full name: Wolfgang Paul August Killing
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: February 12, 1953 in Radevormwald, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Barmer TV 1846, Wuppertal (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Wolfgang Killing was one of the best West German high jumpers in the 1970s, placing third at the European Indoors in 1978. He later became a sport and social scientist, and in 1987 became German national coach for high jumping, publishing two scientific training books: Gekonnt nach oben in 1995 and Leistungsreserve Springen: Handbuch des Sprungkrafttrainings für alle Sportarten in 2008. Killing is also the organizer of the indoor high jump meeting at Wuppertal, which now also includes pole vaulters, and which attracts some of the world’s best in the events.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.23 (1977), 2.28i (1978).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics Men's High Jump West Germany FRG 23 QR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 23 2.05 0 0 1
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 17 2.05 0 0 1
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.00 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.05 metres 1T o 0 0 1 2.05
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.10 metres 17 xxx 0 0 1 2.05
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