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Peter Klein

Full name: Peter Klein
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: February 21, 1959 in Schötmar, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: 1. FV Salamander Kornwestheim, Kornwestheim (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sprinter Peter Klein was part of the West German Olympic sprint relays twice, in 1984 at Los Angeles and 1988 at Seoul, finishing fifth and sixth, respectively. He took part in the 1987 World Championships in the 200, and competed at the 1982, 1986 and 1990 European Championships, winning a bronze medal with the sprint relay in 1982. In 1981 and 1989 Klein was a member of the sprint relay at the European Cups. Domestically he won relay titles in 1979-82 and 1984 and indoors in 1990. In 1990 he had his best year and won West German titles in the 100 and 200. Klein studied pharmacy and later worked as a pharmacist in Laufenburg.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.39 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 5
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Final 5 38.99 2
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 38.70
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 2 QU 39.04
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Final 6 38.55 2
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 38.75
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat Two 2 QU 39.01
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