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Detlef Wagenknecht

Full name: Detlef Wagenknecht
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 3, 1959 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

East German 800 runner Detlef Wagenknecht finished sixth at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. He participated at the 1983 Worlds, and the 1978 and 1982 Europeans, with limited success. At the World Cup he finished third (1981) and fourth (1985), also placing second at the 1983 European Cup. At the 1981 European Indoors Wagenknecht placed fifth. Nationally he won five outdoor and two indoor titles in East Germany. Wagenknecht studied economics in Berlin and later worked as a freelance insurance and finance broker.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:44.81 (1981).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics Men's 800 metres East Germany GDR 6

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final 6 1:47,0 1:46.91 4
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 1:46.7 1:46.68 3
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Two 1 QU 1:47.5 1:47.43 2
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