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Peter Rieger

Full name: Peter Rieger
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: April 10, 1953 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

East German long jumper was injured after his second attempt of 7.59 in the qualifying round of the 1980 Moskva Olympics and could not make the final. At the 1975 European Cup he finished third. Domestically Rieger won the East German titles outdoors in 1975 and indoors in 1976. He later became athletes coach and manager of his home club SC Potsdam. His father Heinz Rieger was also a long and triple jumper.

Personal Best\: LJ – 8.10 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics Men's Long Jump East Germany GDR 20 QR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 20 7.59
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 14 7.59
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 14 7.59 7.59
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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