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Gerald Weiß

Full name: Gerald Dietmar Eberhard Weiß
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: January 8, 1960 in Lübz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: Schweriner SC, Schwerin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gerald Weiß was an East German javelin thrower who finished sixth at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. At the 1986 Europeans he came in 11th and at the 1987 European Cup he was fifth. In 1981 he claimed his sole East German title. Weiß was a trained car mechanic. After German reunification his name was found in the documents concerning systematic doping abuse in the former GDR.

Personal Best: JT – 83.30 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics Men's Javelin Throw East Germany GDR 6

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round 6 81.30
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 3 80.66
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 4 81.30 81.30
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 5 79.94 81.30
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 5 77.26 81.30
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 5 77.80 81.30
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 78.28
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 8 QU 80.22
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 5 80.22
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 4 78.20
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 5 74.80 78.20
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 80.22
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