Boris Henry

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Boris Henry (born 14 December 1973 in Völklingen) is a German javelin thrower. He has won the bronze medal in the World Championships twice, in 1995 and again in 2003.

His personal best throw was 90.44 metres, achieved in July 1997 in Linz. This ranks him second among German javelin (new implement) throwers, only behind Raymond Hecht. [1]

He represented SV Saar 05, Saarbrücken (Trainer: Klaus Bartonietz). He is 1.93 meters tall and weighs 105 kilograms. He is also a soldier attached to the Mainz sports promotion company.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Germany
1992 World Junior Championships Seoul, South Korea 2nd 76.04 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 14th 77.42 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 76.88 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 86.08 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, United States 5th 85.68 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 6th 84.54 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Fukuoka, Japan 2nd 86.76 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 85.43 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 8th 85.78 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 6th 85.52 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 3rd 85.33 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 3rd 84.74 m

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1989 - 58.20
  • 1990 - 65.86
  • 1991 - 74.78
  • 1992 - 77.34
  • 1993 - 84.12
  • 1994 - 82.02
  • 1995 - 88.46
  • 1996 - 88.00
  • 1997 - 90.44
  • 1998 - 89.21
  • 1999 - 88.62
  • 2000 - 86.65
  • 2001 - 86.53
  • 2002 - 86.67
  • 2003 - 88.10
  • 2004 - 86.86
  • 2006 - 68.89

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