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Hans-Jürgen Rückborn

Full name: Hans-Jürgen Rückborn
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 8, 1940 in Stendal, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Hans-Jürgen Rückborn came in eighth at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the triple jump. At the European Championships he earned a silver in 1966 and finished ninth in 1962. Rückborn also won the 1965 European Cup and was runner-up two years later. Domestically he was East German Champion in 1961, 1963, 1965, also winning indoors in 1966-67. His son Jürgen became a hammer thrower.

Hans-Jürgen Rückborn became one of the most influential sports officials in the Track and Field Association of the former GDR. He was Chairman of the Commission on Culture and Education (1974-1978); Chairman of the Legal Commission (1978-1984); and Treasurer (1984-90). It is unknown what became of him after German reunification.

Personal Best\: TJ – 16.66 (1966).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's Triple Jump Germany GER 8

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round 8 16.09
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 4 16.09
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 5 foul 16.09
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 8 15.52 16.09
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 8 QU 15.88
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 5 15.88
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 5 pass 15.88
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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