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Evelin Schlaak-Jahl

Full name: Evelin Schlaak-Jahl (-Herberg)
Gender: Female
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: March 28, 1956 in Annaberg-Buchholz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Evelin Schlaak-Jahl started at the 1976 Olympics as Evelin Schlaak and then, after her marriage to her teammate Norbert Jahl, as Evelin Jahl in 1980, winning the women's discus title both years. She also won the 1979 and 1981 World Cup, the 1978 European Championship, and the 1978 European Cup. Domestically she won six consecutive titles from 1976-81, and broke the world discus record six times. After her active career she became a sports administrator in the Law Commission of the Track & Field Association of the former GDR (1984-90) and with the IAAF Arbitration Panel (1984-91) until the political changes in Germany. She then worked as an economic consultant. In 2010 it was revealed that Jahl had been spying on her teammates as Interner Mitarbeiter (IM / Internal Employee) "Karin Reger" on behalf of the GDR Ministry for State Security, the Stasi.

Personal Best: DT – 71.50 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics Women's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 1 Gold OR
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics Women's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 1 Gold OR

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round 1 OR 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 1 OR 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 1 66.80 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 1 66.12 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 1 foul 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 1 61.24 69.00
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 64.80
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 4 QU 61.86
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round One 4 61.86
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 4 pass 61.86
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round 1 OR 69.96
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 3 66.14
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 1 OR 69.76 69.76
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 1 OR 69.96 69.96
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 1 68.44 69.96
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 1 68.52 69.96
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 66.66
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 8 QU 60.22
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round One 8 57.86
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 8 60.22 60.22
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass