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Ralf Pönitzsch

Full name: Ralf Pönitzsch
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: October 20, 1957 in Chemnitz, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics


Steeplechaser and long-distance runner Ralf Pönitzsch participated in the 1980 Moskva Olympic Games, but was eliminated in the heats. He finished second at the 1979 World Cup and fourth two years later. At the 1981 European Cup he came in fifth. Nationally he won six East German titles in different distances.

Personal Best\: 3000S – 8:23.14 (1981).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase East Germany GDR 9 h2 r1/3

Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1980 Summer 22 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Two 9 8:56.5 8:56.45
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