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Max Klauß

Full name: Max Klauß
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: July 27, 1947 in Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Long jumper Max Klauß finished sixth at the 1972 München Olympic Games. He took part in the 1966 European Championships in the decathlon (fourth), and in the long jump in 1969 (sixth), 1971 (gold medal), and 1973 (seventh). At the European Indoors he won medals of each color – 1972-gold, 1973-silver, and 1974-bronze. At the 1973 European Cup Klauß placed third. Domestically he collected seven East German titles – decathlon in 1967, long jump in 1971-74, and indoor long jump in 1971 and 1973.

Klauß was educated as a biomechanicist at the Central Institute for Sports Medicine in Kreischa. He married non-Olympian long jumper Kristina Ziegler. In documents on doping in the former GDR, which became public after reunification, his name was found in the list of doped athletes.

Personal Best\: LJ – 8.18 (1974).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics Men's Long Jump East Germany GDR 6

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round 6 7.96
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 7 7.51
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 4 7.94 7.94
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 4 7.96 7.96
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 4 7.86 7.96
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 6 6.13 7.96
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 7.88
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 7T QU 7.93 NM
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B 4 7.93
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 7.93
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 2 pass 7.93
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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