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Volker Ohl

Full name: Volker Ohl
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 27, 1950 in Arheilgen, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: SG Arheilgen, Darmstadt (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Pole vaulter Volker Ohl came in sixth at the 1972 München Olympics, the same as he would at the 1974 European Indoors. In 1970 and 1973 he was West German champion, also winning indoors in 1974. In his youth Ohl was an artistic cycler. He later turned to inline skating and in 2002 was Hessian champion in the marathon distance in the M50 senior class. His son Thorsten was also a pole vaulter.

Personal Best\: PV – 5.31 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics Men's Pole Vault West Germany FRG 6

Men's Pole Vault

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 6 5.20 1 2 4
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 4.80 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 5.00 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 5.10 metres 4 xo 1 1 2 5.10
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 5.20 metres 4 5.20 1 2 4 xo
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Final Round 5.30 metres 6 xxx 1 2 4 5.20
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 9 QU 5.10 1 1 4
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 6 5.10 1 1 4
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 4.80 metres 1 o 0 0 1 4.80
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 5.00 metres 3 o 0 0 2 5.00
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 5.10 metres 6 xo 1 1 4 5.10
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