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Ingrid Thyssen

Full name: Ingrid Anna Thyssen
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: January 9, 1956 in Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Javelin thrower Ingrid Thyssen twice reached the finals at the Olympics. In 1984 she finished sixth and in 1988 she was eighth. She was also nominated for the 1980 Moskva Olympics but due to the US-led boycott she did not start. Thyssen participated in the 1983 and 1987 Worlds and at four European Championships, placing 7th in 1978, 9th in 1982, 7th in 1986, and 6th in 1990. At the 1981 European Cup she placed third. Domestically Thyssen won West German titles in 1979-84 and 1987-88.

Her sister Cornelia was a middle-distance runner and her brother Guido was also a javelin thrower. Ingrid Thyssen became a sports instructor, employed by her home club Bayer Leverkusen.

Personal Best: JT – 69.68 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Javelin Throw West Germany FRG 6
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics Women's Javelin Throw West Germany FRG 8

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round 6 63.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 6 61.12
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 5 63.26 63.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 5 55.84 63.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 6 55.98 63.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 6 60.42 63.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 58.26
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 9 QU 60.86
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 4 60.86
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 4 60.86
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 4 pass 60.86
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round 8 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 7 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 7 60.12 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 8 56.66 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 8 foul 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 8 59.64 60.76
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 58.28
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 8 QU 63.32
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B 4 63.32
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 63.32
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 2 pass 63.32
1988 Summer 32 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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