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Christian Rudolph

Full name: Christian Rudolph
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 25, 1949 in Bernsdorf, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Cottbus, Cottbus (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics


Christian Rudolph, a 400 hurdler, could not finish the semifinals at the 1972 München Olympics when he tore his Achilles tendon just before the finish, which led to his immediate retirement. Before the Olympics he earned a silver medal at the 1971 European Championships and came in fourth one year earlier at the European Cup. Rudolph was East German Champion in 1970-72. He was a high school teacher for sports and law in Cottbus.

Personal Best\: 400H – 49.34 (1971).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles East Germany GDR AC h2 r2/3

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank L T(A)
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two AC DNF 1
1972 Summer 23 München Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 1 QU 3 50.00
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