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Uwe Becker

Full name: Uwe Becker
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: December 10, 1955 in Rosche, Uelzen, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: VfL Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Uwe Becker was also nominated for the team at the 1980 Olympics but could not take part due to the US-led boycott. Four years later he failed in the semifinals over 1500 metres. His brother Volker was also a middle distance runner. Uwe took part in the European Championships in 1978 and 1982 (6th place over 1500 m) and won German titles in 1980-81, 1983-85, and 1988 (1500 m indoor), 1983-85 (1500 m outdoor), and several cross-country and 4 x 1500 relay titles.

Personal Best\: 1500 – 3:34.84 (1983).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 1,500 metres West Germany FRG 6 h2 r2/3

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 3:37.28
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Five 3 QU 3:37.76
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