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Andreas Knebel

Full name: Andreas Knebel
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 157 lbs (71 kg)
Born: June 21, 1960 in Sangerhausen, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Andreas Knebel won a silver medal in the 4x400 relay together with Klaus Thiele, Frank Schaffer and Volker Beck at the 1980 Moskva Olympics, which were boycotted by the Western countries. Knebel took part in the 1983 World Championships, the 1981 World Cup, won silver in the 400 at the 1982 Europeans, and participated in the 1981 and 1983 European Cup. In 1981, he won the European Indoors 400 metres. Domestically Knebel was East German 400 champion in 1981 and 1982, 400 indoor champion in 1981 and 1984, and sprint relay champion in 1981 and 1985. He later studied sports and was employed by the Pädagogische Hochschule Magdeburg.

Personal Best\: 400 – 45.29 (1982).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Final 2 3:01.3 3:01.26 45,3
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:03.4
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