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Beate Peters

Full name: Beate Edeltraud Peters
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 12, 1959 in Marl, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TV Wattenscheid, Wattenscheid (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Same-sex partner of Sabine Braun.

Biography

Beate Peters, a javelin thrower, was the partner of multi-athlete [Sabine Braun] and the first German athlete who openly admitted her homosexuality. From 1999-2002 Peters also coached Braun in the javelin. Peters came in seventh at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics but failed to qualify for the final four years later in Seoul. At the World Championships she was seventh in 1983 and won a bronze medal in 1987, as she did at the 1986 Europeans. Domestically she won West German titles in 1985 and 1986.

Personal Best\: JT – 69.56 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Javelin Throw West Germany FRG 7
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics Women's Javelin Throw West Germany FRG 14 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round 7 62.34
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 4 61.84
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 6 59.90 61.84
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 6 foul 61.84
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 7 61.24 61.84
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 7 57.98 61.84
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 62.34
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 6 QU 61.56
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B 4 61.56
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 3 61.56
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 4 pass 61.56
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 14 60.20
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 7 60.20
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two NP foul NM
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 60.20
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