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Christoph Sahner

Full name: Christoph Sahner
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 227 lbs (103 kg)
Born: September 23, 1963 in Illingen, Saarland, Germany
Affiliations: TV Wattenscheid, Wattenscheid (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

German hammer thrower Christoph Sahner qualified for the final at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics but had no valid mark. Four years later in Seoul he did not reach the final. At the World Championships Sahner came in 11th in 1983 and an unfortunate 4th in 1987. He placed eighth at the 1986 Europeans and was eliminated in the qualifying in 1982. In 1985 and 1986 Sahner was West German Champion, also winning the weight throw in 1987, 1990 and 1997.

His brothers Willi and Manfred and his nephew Andreas Sahner also became nationally successful hammer throwers. Christoph Sahner was educated as a mine mechanic, but later became regional hammer coach for the Saarland.

Personal Best: HT – 81.78 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Hammer Throw West Germany FRG AC r2/2
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Men's Hammer Throw West Germany FRG 13 QR

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round AC NM
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three NP foul NM
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 4 QU 73.88
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2 73.88
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 73.88
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 2 pass 73.88
1984 Summer 20 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 13 75.84
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B 6 75.84
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 5 75.84
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 5 72.42 75.84
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 72.46
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