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Gunther Spielvogel

Full name: Gunther Spielvogel
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: April 27, 1944 in Sosnowiec, Śląskie, Poland
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

High jumper Gunther Spielvogel placed seventh at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. He was also qualified for the 1972 München Games but could not start due to an injury. He also competed in the European Championships in 1966 and 1971. In 1971 he was West German champion and in 1964 and 1967-69 West German indoor champion. He later collected several medals at international masters championships.

Spielvogel trained as an industrial clerk and then studied at the German Sport University in Köln (Cologne), which he completed in 1973. Subsequently, he became a sports teacher at the Otto-Hahn-Gymnasium in Bensberg. During his sports studies Spielvogel also played volleyball and squash in the First Bundesliga. He was later also a youth officer for his home club TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen. His brother Werner was also a high jumper.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.18 (1971).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's High Jump West Germany FRG 7

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 7 2.14 1 3 7
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.00 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.03 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.06 metres 1 o 0 0 1 2.06
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.09 metres 2T o 0 0 2 2.09
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.12 metres 4 xxo 2 2 5 2.12
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.14 metres 6 xo 1 3 7 2.14
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round 2.16 metres 7 xxx 1 3 7 2.14
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 13 QC 2.12 1 1 6
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 9 2.12 1 1 6
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 1.95 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.00 metres 1T o 0 0 1 2.00
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.03 metres 3T o 0 0 2 2.03
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.06 metres 8T o 0 0 3 2.06
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.09 metres 6T o 0 0 4 2.09
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.12 metres 8 xo 1 1 6 2.12
1968 Summer 24 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2.14 metres 9 xxx 1 1 6 2.12
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