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German hammer thrower
|Intro||German hammer thrower|
|Is||Athlete Hammer thrower|
|Birth||14 July 1963, Trier, Germany|
The details (from wikipedia)
Heinz Weis (born 14 July 1963) is a male former hammer thrower from Germany. He competed for West Germany until 1990.
Weis was born in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, and at club level represented TV 1863 Germania Trier. He was coached initially by Ernst Klement and later by LG Bayer Leverkusen coaches Rudolf Hars and Bernhard Rieder. He competed in four Olympic Games. His personal best throw was 83.04 metres, achieved in June 1997 in Frankfurt. This ranks him second among German hammer throwers, only behind Ralf Haber.
While he was active he was 1.93 m and 125 kg. He has one daughter (Theresa).
|Representing West Germany|
|1985||World Student Games||Kobe, Japan||1st||76.00 m|
|1987||World Student Games||Zagreb, SFR Yugoslavia||2nd||76.98 m|
|World Championships||Rome, Italy||6th||80.18 m|
|1988||Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||5th||79.16 m|
|1989||World Student Games||Duisburg, West Germany||2nd||79.58 m|
|IAAF World Cup||Barcelona, Spain||1st||77.68 m|
|1990||European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||8th||75.48 m|
|1991||World Student Games||Sheffield, United Kingdom||3rd||75.62 m|
|World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||3rd||80.44 m|
|1992||Olympic Games||Barcelona, Spain||6th||76.90 m|
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||3rd||78.48 m|
|IAAF World Cup||London, United Kingdom||3rd||80.32 m|
|1995||World Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||—||DNS|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, Georgia, United States||5th||79.78 m|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Milan, Italy||3rd||78.38 m|
|1997||World Championships||Athens, Greece||1st||81.78 m|
|1998||European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||4th||80.04 m|
|IAAF World Cup||Johannesburg, South Africa||2nd||80.13 m|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Moscow, Russia||7th||77.03 m|
|1999||World Championships||Seville, Spain||18th||74.71 m|
|2000||Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||26th||73.51 m|
|IAAF Grand Prix Final||Doha, Qatar||5th||77.97 m|
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