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Ralf Sonn

Full name: Ralf Heiner Sonn
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (197 cm)
Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)
Born: January 17, 1967 in Weinheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: TSG 1862 Weinheim, Weinheim (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband (divorced) of Caren Jung.

Biography

High jumper Ralf Sonn struggled to defeat his compatriot German high jumpers [Dietmar Mögenburg] and [Carlo Thränhardt], but aspired to world class centimeter by centimeter, claiming his personal best of 2.39 in 1991. He came in sixth at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Sonn also finished 4th at the 1993 Worlds, 7th at the 1990 Europeans and 12th at the 1994 Europeans. Sonn won a bronze medal in 1992 at the World Indoors. In Germany he was national champion outdoors in 1992, and indoors in 1990-93, and 1995-96. He married hurdler [Caren Jung], but they later divorced.

By profession Sonn was a manager for finance and administration in a company dealing with internet services as a marketplace for the branches pharmaceuticals, chemicals and life science. He later owned an agency for marketing and communication.

Personal Best: HJ - 2.39i (1991).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Men's High Jump Germany GER 6

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC C/F/P
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 6 2.31 0 0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.15 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.20 metres 1T o 0 0 2.20
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.24 metres 1T o 0 0 2.24
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.28 metres 1T o 0 0 2.28
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.31 metres 1T o 0 0 2.31
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.34 metres 6 xxp 0 0 2.31
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Final Round 2.37 metres 6 x-- 0 0 2.31
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 7 QC 2.26 0 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 6 2.26 0 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.00 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.05 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.10 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.15 metres 1T o 0 0 2.15
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.20 metres 6T xo 1 1 2.20
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.23 metres 3 o 0 1 2.23
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.26 metres 4 o 0 1 2.26
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 2.29 metres 6 p 0 1 2.26
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