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Gunther Rodehau

Full name: Gerhard Gunther Rodehau
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 254 lbs (115 kg)
Born: July 6, 1959 in Meißen, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gunther Rodehau reached the hammer throw final at the 1988 Seoul Olympics but placed 12th and last in the final. At the World Championships he was fifth in 1983 and ninth in 1987. In 1985, he was runner-up at the World Cup and he finished third at the 1983 European Cup. He also placed fourth at the European Championships both in 1986 and 1990. In 1986 and 1990 Rodehau won East German titles. In 1984, he set his only world record, indoors with 71.74.

Shortly after German reunification Rodehau retired and started a job at a car dealing company. Many documents on doping in the former GDR became public after reunification, and his name was found in the list of doped athletes.

Personal Best\: HT – 82.64 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics Men's Hammer Throw East Germany GDR 12

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round 12 72.36
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One NP foul
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 12 72.36 72.36
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 5 QU 78.12
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 4 78.12
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 4 78.12 78.12
1988 Summer 29 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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