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Siggi Wentz

Full name: Siegfried "Siggi" Wentz
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: March 7, 1960 in Röthenbach bei St. Wolfgang, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Universitätssportclub Mainz, Mainz (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Siggi Wentz belonged to the golden era of West German decathletes of the 1980s. He won the bronze medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics behind [Daley Thompson] and his teammate, [Jürgen Hingsen], but ahead of his other teammate, [Guido Kratschmer]. Wentz also claimed a bronze medal at the 1983 Worlds and a silver in 1987. In 1982, 1986 and 1990 he participated in the Europeans, winning another bronze in 1986. He was West German decathlon champion in 1983 and 1985, and in 1986 won the 110 hurdles at the nationals. In 1983 and 1986 he set two indoor heptathlon world records.

Wentz studied medicine (orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine, and chiropractic) and in 2000 became head physician at the Schlüsselbad-Klinik in Bad Peterstal-Griesbach / Black Forest. His son Jonas was a nationally successful long, high and triple jumper.

Personal Best: Dec – 8762 (1983).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Decathlon West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Decathlon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank P(1977AT) P(1985AT) T D H C/F/P
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Standings 3 8.412 8.416
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 100 metres 7 807 863 10.99
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 100 metres Heat Four 5 807 863 10.99
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Long jump 10 842 840 7.11
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Long jump Round One NP 6.99
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Long jump Round Two NP 7.11
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Long jump Round Three NP 7.07
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Shot put 2T 840 843 15.87
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Shot put Round One NP 14.99
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Shot put Round Two NP 15.78
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Shot put Round Three NP 15.87
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 2 934 887 2.09
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 1.94 metres NP o
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 2.00 metres NP o
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 2.06 metres NP o
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 2.09 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany High jump 2.12 metres NP xxx
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 400 metres 4 909 920 47.78
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 400 metres Heat Four 4 909 920 47.78
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 110 metre hurdles 3 921 930 14.35
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 110 metre hurdles Heat Four 3 921 930 14.35
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Discus throw 6 811 800 46.60
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Discus throw Round One NP 46.60
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Discus throw Round Two NP 45.62
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Discus throw Round Three NP foul
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Pole vault 10T 932 760 4.50
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Pole vault 4.30 metres NP xo
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Pole vault 4.50 metres NP o
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Pole vault 4.70 metres NP xxx
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Javelin throw 4 853 854 67.68
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Javelin throw Round One NP foul
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Javelin throw Round Two NP 67.68
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Javelin throw Round Three NP foul
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 1,500 metres 12 563 719 4:33.96
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany 1,500 metres Heat Two 6 563 719 4:33.96
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