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Klaus Ploghaus

Full name: Klaus-Dieter Ploghaus
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 243 lbs (110 kg)
Born: January 31, 1956 in Gelnhausen, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Hammer thrower Klaus Ploghaus had his greatest moment at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, winning the bronze medal behind his teammate [Karl-Hans Riehm]. He was also nominated for the 1980 Moskva Games, but could not start due to the US-led boycott. At World Championships Ploghaus finished sixth in 1983, while at the European Championships he was twelfth in 1978, eighth in 1982 and ninth in 1986. Nationally he won the 1982 West German, adding nine other podiums. He also won the non-Olympic weight throw titles in 1980-81 and 1983-84. By profession he was an architect. His brother Peter also was a nationally successful hammer and weight thrower.

Personal Best\: HT – 81.32 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Hammer Throw West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round 3 76.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 1 75.48
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 1 75.96 75.96
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 3 72.16 75.96
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 3 75.18 75.96
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 3 foul 75.96
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 76.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 74.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 1 74.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 74.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 74.68
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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