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Frank Schaffer

Full name: Frank Schaffer
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 23, 1958 in Eisenhüttenstadt, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

At the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games East German sprinter Frank Schaffer won a silver medal with the 4x400 relay, adding a bronze medal in the individual 400. At the World Cup one year earlier he came in fifth in the 400 and sixth with the relay. In 1979 and 1980 he won East German titles in the 400 and in 1977 and 1978 with the relay. He was trained as a machine maintenance worker.

Personal Best: 400 – 44.87 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics Men's 400 metres East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final 3 44.87 6
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 45.47 7
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 46.15 7
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 46.13 7

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Final 2 3:01.3 3:01.26 44,8
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:03.4
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