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Gottfried Weimann

Full name: Gottfried Weimann
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: September 16, 1907 in Falkenstein im Vogtland, Sachsen, Germany
Died: March 13, 1990 in Bayreuth, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Wacker Leipzig, Leipzig (GER) / KTV Wittenberg, Lutherstadt Wittenberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gottfried Weimann finished sixth in the javelin throw at the 1934 European Championships. In Los Angeles 1932 he came in fourth in the javelin and was ninth in 1936 in Berlin. He won five consecutive German titles (1932-36) and earned 13 international caps. In 1933 he was the first German javelin thrower over 70 metres (71.63).

Weimann received his doctorate as an economist at the Graduate School of Management in Leipzig. After 1950 he moved to Bayreuth, where he was a longtime member of the local sports trustees. He was also a longtime active member of the German Olympic Association DOG.

Personal Best: JT – 73.40 (1933).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Germany GER 4
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Germany GER 9

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BM
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Standings 4 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 2 OR 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 2 57.58 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 2 60.42 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 2 61.19 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 3 61.45 68.18
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 65.24
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round 9 63.58
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 9 QU 63.2est
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One NP 63.2est
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