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Axel Harries

Full name: Axel Andreas Michael Harries
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 7, 1964 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: TV Furtwangen, Furtwangen im Schwarzwald (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Middle-distance runner Axel Harries was eliminated in the heats of the 800 metres at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He placed fifth at the European Indoors in 1985 and 1986, and one year later was eliminated in the second round. In 1984 he was West German champion, also winning the German Indoor title in 1985 and 1989, with a runner-up in 1987.

Haries was educated in engineering management and took a manager position with Daimler AG. There he was responsible for the product segment of off-road vehicles, and his main focus was directed to the development and production support of Mercedes-Benz G-Class vehicles.

Personal Best\: 800 – 1:45.80 (1985).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 800 metres West Germany FRG 4 h4 r1/4

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 19 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 4 1:48.92 5
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