Christopher Weselek

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Christopher Weselek
Full name Christopher Weselek
Date of birth (1981-07-27) July 27, 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth Essen, Germany
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Occupation(s) Police officer
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
1991 - 2001
2001 - 2002
2002 - 2010
Germany RG Heidelberg
Republic of Ireland Old Wesley
Germany RG Heidelberg
correct as of 4 March 2010.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Germany 28
correct as of 21 March 2010.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
Germany 7's

Christopher Weselek (born 27 July 1981 in Essen)[1] is a retired German international rugby union player, having last played for the RG Heidelberg in the Rugby-Bundesliga and the German national rugby union team.

He plays rugby since 1991,[2] when he joined the RG Heidelberg through the English Institute in Heidelberg. He played for the RG throughout his career, with the exception of spending a year in Ireland and playing for Old Wesley there.[3]

Weselek originally retired from the German national team after the Netherlands game on 26 April 2008, his 25th international, but returned to the struggeling German side for the game against Portugal on 27 February 2010.[4][5]

Weselek has also played for the Germany's 7's side in the past, like at the 2008 and 2009 Hannover Sevens and the 2009 London Sevens.[3][6]

He is a policeman by profession.[3] After he was transferred to Stuttgart in hs position, he had to retire from the sport because of work commitments.[7]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National team[edit]

Stats[edit]

Christopher Weselek's personal statistics in club and international rugby:[2]

Club[edit]

Year Club Division Games Tries Con Pen DG Place
2007-08 RG Heidelberg Rugby-Bundesliga 8 2nd — Runners-up
2008-09 1 0 0 0 0 5th
2009-10 12 4 0 0 0 2nd — Semi-finals
  • As of 23 December 2010

National team[edit]

European Nations Cup[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points Place
2006-2008 Germany European Nations Cup Second Division 8 0 Champions
2008-2010 Germany European Nations Cup First Division 3 0 6th — Relegated

Friendlies & other competitions[edit]

Year Team Competition Games Points
2007 Germany Friendly 2 0
  • As of 21 March 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christopher Weselek profile at scrum.com accessed: 4 March 2010
  2. ^ a b Christopher Weselek profile at totalrugby.de (German) accessed: 4 March 2010
  3. ^ a b c Christopher Weselek (German) at the Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 4 March 2010
  4. ^ Kader für EM-Spiel gegen Portugal nominiert (German) Rugby-Journal, published: 19 February 2010, accessed: 4 March 2010
  5. ^ 6NB: Last chance for Romania? rugbyrugby.com, accessed: 4 March 2010
  6. ^ Germany roster 2008 Hannover Sevens (German) Hannover Sevens website, accessed: 2 March 2010
  7. ^ TotalRugby Wechselbörse (German) totalrugby.de, published: 21 August 2010, accessed: 15 December 2010

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