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Karl-Heinz Wegmann

Full name: Karl-Heinz Wegmann
Nickname(s): Kalla
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: February 19, 1934 in Unna, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: August 28, 1989 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Dortmunder Sportclub 95
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Shot putter Karl-Heinz Wegmann finished seventh at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games. The same year he was the first German to surpass 17 metres. In West Germany he claimed national titles in 1955-56, and 1959, also winning indoors in 1957. He was also active as a weightlifter in the heavyweight class. By profession, he was an electrician.

Personal Best: SP – 17.71 (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Men's Shot Put Germany GER 7

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round 7 16.63
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 6 16.43
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 6 16.63 16.63
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 7 16.37 16.63
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 9 QU 15.73
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 8 15.73
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 9 pass 15.73
1956 Summer 22 Melbourne Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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