Full name: Detlef Wagenknecht
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: East Germany
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).
|1980 Summer||21||Moskva||Athletics||Men's 800 metres||East Germany||GDR||6|
|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|