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Dirk Schweisfurth

Full name: Diederik "Dirk" Schweisfurth
Gender: Male
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: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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 – 10.25 (1986).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 6

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST L
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
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