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Sven Matthes

Full name: Sven Matthes
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: August 23, 1969 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

East German 100 sprinter Sven Matthes was eliminated in the quarter finals of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He held the 60 m indoor world record from 1988-2001 with 6.53, a mark which still stands (through 2015) as the German indoor record. In 1988, Matthes also set a European record with 10.14 over 100. He participated in the 1989 World Cup and European Cup, and the 1988 and the 1992 European Indoors. Domestically Matthes won nine East German titles.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.11 (1989).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Men's 100 metres East Germany GDR 3 h3 r2/4

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics East Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 3 10.36 3
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Five 3 QU 10.35 1
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