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Silke Renk

Full name: Silke Renk (-Lange)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: June 30, 1967 in Querfurt, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SV Halle, Halle an der Saale (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany, GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Javelin thrower Silke Renk started for East Germany in 1988 at Seoul coming in fifth, and for reunified Germany in 1992 and 1996. At Barcelona she won the gold medal, in Atlanta she failed to reach the final. In 1990, Renk finished fourth at the European Championships. At the World Championships she won a bronze medal in 1991, placed sixth in 1993 and failed to make the finals in both 1995 and 1997. In East Germany Renk was runner-up at the nationals in 1988-90, while in Germany she won titles in 1992 and 1993, and was runner-up in 1991 and 1996. By profession she was a graduated sports teacher, and she also became vice-president of her home club SV Halle.

Personal Best\: JT – 71.00 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics Women's Javelin Throw East Germany GDR 5
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Germany GER 1 Gold
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Germany GER 13 QR

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round 5 66.38
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 6 60.86
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 6 58.74 60.86
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 6 63.98 63.98
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 6 64.60 64.60
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 6 64.74 64.74
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 66.38
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 7 QU 63.64
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B 3 63.64
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 63.64
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 63.64
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 1 68.34
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 2 67.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 2 62.06 67.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 2 65.34 67.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 2 65.62 67.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 2 65.62 67.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 68.34
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 4 QU 65.38
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 3 65.38
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 65.38
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 2 pass 65.38
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 13 59.70
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 7 59.70
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 5 58.88
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 5 59.10 59.10
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 59.70
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