Peter Blank

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Peter Blank (born 10 April 1962 in Frankfurt am Main) is a German javelin thrower. In his earlier career he was a decathlete, where he set the world record for longest javelin throw in a decathlon.

His personal best throw is 88.70 metres, achieved in June 2001 in Stuttgart. This ranks him third among German javelin (new implement) throwers, only behind Raymond Hecht and Boris Henry. [1]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Germany
1990 European Championships Split, FR Yugoslavia 25th 73.30 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 11th 72.62 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 29th 74.10 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 20th 74.88 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia, USA 9th 81.82 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th 83.66 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 13th 80.89 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 17th 80.96 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 8th 80.34 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 6th

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1987 - 77.94
  • 1988 - 80.84
  • 1989 - 79.60
  • 1991 - 82.62
  • 1992 - 81.12
  • 1993 - 80.76
  • 1994 - 82.56
  • 1995 - 83.18
  • 1996 - 88.12
  • 1997 - 86.84
  • 1998 - 86.99
  • 1999 - 87.11
  • 2000 - 85.45
  • 2001 - 88.70
  • 2002 - 82.24
  • 2003 - 84.08
  • 2004 - 82.65
  • 2005 - 76.00
  • 2007 - 77.15

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