Full name: Diederik "Dirk" Schweisfurth
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: October 24, 1965 in Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TV Wattenscheid, Wattenscheid (GER)
Country: West Germany
Sprinter Dirk Schweisfurth placed sixth with the sprint relay at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He also failed to get through the heats at the 1987 Worlds in the 100 and ran the relay at the European Cup that year. Domestically Schweisfurth won sprint relay titles in Germany in 1989-92 with his home club TV Wattenscheid 01. His brother Michael was also a sprinter and hurdler. Dirk was trained as an industrial clerk.
Personal Best: 100 â 10.25 (1986).
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Athletics||Men's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||West Germany||FRG||6|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Final||6||38.55||9,34||2|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Semi-Finals||Heat One||4||QU||38.75||9,51|
|1988 Summer||22||Seoul||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||39.01||9,43|