Gert Weil

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Gert Weil
Personal information
Full name Gert Michael Weil Wiesenborn
Nationality  Chile
Born (1960-01-03) January 3, 1960 (age 54)
Puerto Montt, Los Lagos
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 122 kg (269 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Updated on 8 May 2013.

Gert Michael Weil (born January 3, 1960 in Puerto Montt) is a retired Chilean shot putter of German ancestry, who dominated the sport on the South American scene during the 1980s and early 1990s.

Career[edit]

His best performance at a global event was a sixth place at the 1988 Olympic Games. His personal best was 20.90, achieved in Wirges 1986.

Weil is married to Colombian Olympic medalist Ximena Restrepo,

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Chile
1976 South American Youth Championships Santiago, Chile 1st Shot put 15.73 m

Further achievements[edit]

(shot put unless noted)

  • 1996 Ibero-American Championships - gold medal
  • 1995 Pan American Games - bronze medal
  • 1995 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1994 Ibero-American Championships - gold medal
  • 1992 Ibero-American Championships - gold medal
  • 1991 Pan American Games - gold medal
  • 1991 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1990 Ibero-American Championships - gold medal
  • 1989 South American Championships - bronze medal (discus throw)
  • 1989 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1987 Pan American Games - gold medal
  • 1987 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1986 Ibero-American Championships - gold medal
  • 1985 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1983 Pan American Games - silver medal
  • 1983 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1981 South American Championships - gold medal
  • 1979 South American Championships - gold medal

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