Dietmar Mögenburg

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Dietmar Mögenburg
Personal information
Born (1961-08-15) 15 August 1961 (age 52)
Leverkusen, West Germany
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 80 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 2.36 m
2.39 m (indoor)

Dietmar Mögenburg (born August 15, 1961 in Leverkusen) is a former (West) German high jumper who won gold medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and at the 1982 European Championships in Athletics in Athens.

Career[edit]

On May 26, 1980, at the age of 18, Mögenburg jumped 2.35 m which tied the world outdoor record set by Jacek Wszoła of Poland. At the time, this mark also established a new world outdoor junior record. He would later establish a new world indoor mark of 2.39 m on February 24, 1985, in Cologne, Germany.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st 2.30 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 2.29 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 1st 2.35 m
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 4th 2.29 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 4th 2.35 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 6th 2.34 m
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 2.35 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 6th 2.31 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 2.15 m

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Records
Preceded by
Poland Jacek Wszola
Men's High Jump World Record Holder
equalled the 2.35 mark by Jacek Wszola (POL)

1980-05-26 – 1980-08-01
Succeeded by
East Germany Gerd Wessig
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Soviet Union Vladimir Yashchenko
Men's High Jump Best Year Performance
1979
Succeeded by
East Germany Gerd Wessig