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Hans-Peter Ferner

Full name: Hans-Peter Ferner
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: June 6, 1956 in Neuburg an der Donau, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: MTV Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


West German middle distance runner Hans-Peter Ferner had his career highlight at the 1982 European Championships, when he surprisingly won the 800 m title ahead of [Sebastian Coe]. At the 1978 Europeans Ferner was eliminated in the semifinal, but he made the 1980 Olympic team, only to remain at home when West Germany joined the American-led boycott. Ferner placed sixth at the European Indoor Championships in 1982 and seventh at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki. Domestically Ferner won German Indoor titles in 1979, 1981 and 1984, but never managed to win an outdoor title, usually losing to [Willi Wülbeck]. In 1982 Ferner was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf of the German Track & Field Association. He was educated as an engineer in IT system planning.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:44.93 (1983).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres West Germany FRG 5 h2 r3/4

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 1:46.16 8
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 1:45.52 2
1984 Summer 28 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Seven 2 QU 1:47.55 2
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