Full name: Jens Carlowitz
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: August 8, 1964 in Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: East Germany
Jens Carlowitz was elimanted in the semifinals over 400 metres and placed fourth with the 4Ã400 metres relay at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He took part in the 1987 and 1991 World Championships over 400 metres and in the 4Ã400 relay with his best result being sixth in the 1991 relay. He also ran the 400 metres at the 1989 World Cup. At the 1992 World Cup he was fifth in the relay for the European team. At the 1990 European Championships he earned two bronzes in the 400 and relay. Carlowitz competed in five European Cups (1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991) winning relay medals as follows\: gold (1987), silver (1983 and 1985), and bronze (1989), and adding a silver over 400 metres in 1989.
Carlowitz won GDR national titles over 400 m and 400 m hurdles in 1990, in the 4Ã100 m relay in 1987 and 1990, and in the 4Ã400 m relay in 1987, 1988 and 1990. After German reunification he was 1991 German Champion in the 400 m, and in the 4Ã400 m relay in both 1995 and 1996. He was trained to be an electrician but later took a job as a sales manager in the automobile industry in his home town of Cottbus.
Personal Best\: 400 â 44.86 (1989).
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||Men's 400 metres||East Germany||GDR||6 h1 r3/4|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||Men's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||East Germany||GDR||4|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||6||45.08||2|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||45.09||3|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||Round One||Heat Five||2||QU||45.64||6|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Final||4||3:01.13||44,74|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||1||QU||3:00.60|
|1988 Summer||24||Seoul||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Round One||Heat Two||4||QU||3:08.13|