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Jochen Reske

Full name: Hans-Joachim "Jochen" Reske
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: April 9, 1940 in Bartoszyce, Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland
Affiliations: SV Saar 05, Saarbrücken (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jochen Reske, a 400 metre runner, earned the silver medal with the 4x400 relay at the 1960 Roma Olympics, running the opening leg. He was also eliminated in the second round of the 400. In 1962 he was European Champion in the 4x400 relay. Reske also took a bronze medal in the 400 at the 1962 Europeans. In 1962 he won his only West German title in the 400. In 1960 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. His wife was high and long jumper but non-Olympian Brigitte Fischer, while his brother Ulrich Reske was a sprinter.

Personal Best\: 400 – 46.1 (1962).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Germany GER 4 h3 r2/4
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 4 47.3 47.43
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Germany Round One Heat Eight 3 QU 47.2 47.38

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Germany GER Final 2 3:02.7 3:02.84 47,11
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 3:07.4 3:07.60
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat One 1 QU 3:10.4 3:10.58
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