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Jan Werner

Full name: Jan Werner
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: July 25, 1946 in Brzeziny, Wieluń, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: September 21, 2014 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: AZS Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Polish sprinter Jan Werner was a 200 and 400 metre sprinter. He reached the final at all three Olympic appearances with the 4x400 relay, placing fourth in 1968, fifth in 1972 and highlighting his career with the silver medal in 1976, when he also reached the final of the 400 m. Werner won two golds at the European Championships in 1966 (4x400) and 1969 (400) as well as a silver (4x400) and a bronze (400) in 1971. At the European Indoors Werner added four golds with the relay, also winning two silver medals, one with the relay and one over 400. He won six Polish outdoor titles, the 200 in 1967 and 1971, and the 400 in 1968, 1970-71, and 1976. In June 1967 Werner set a European record of 20.4 for the 200 metres. He later became a coach.

Personal Best\: 400 – 45.44 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 400 metres Poland POL 5 h2 r3/4
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Poland POL 4
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Men's 400 metres Poland POL 6 h2 r3/4
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Poland POL 5
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Men's 400 metres Poland POL 8
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Poland POL 2 Silver

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 45.7 45,75
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 45.6 45.63
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Round One Heat Six 1 QU 45.9 45.97
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Poland Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 46.26 8
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Poland Quarter-Finals Heat One 3 QU 46.02 7
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Poland Round One Heat Six 4 QU 45.93 6
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland Final 8 45.63 1
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 45.44 6
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 45.88 8
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland Round One Heat Two 3 QU 46.19 6

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) ST
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland POL Final 4 3:00.5 3:00.58 44,5
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:03.0 3:03.02
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Poland POL Final 5 3:01.05 46,0
1972 Summer 26 München Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3:02.52
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland POL Final 2 3:01.43 44.0
1976 Summer 29 Montréal Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:03.03
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