Reinhard Theimer

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Reinhard Theimer (born 28 February 1948 in Berlin) is a retired East German hammer thrower. He competed for the sports club TSC Berlin during his active career.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1966 European Junior Championships Odessa, Soviet Union 2nd
1968 Olympic Games Mexico City, Mexico 7th
1969 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd
1971 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 13th
1974 European Championships Rome, Italy 7th


Preceded by
West Germany Walter Schmidt
Men's Hammer World Record Holder
4 July 1974 – 11 September 1974
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Aleksei Spiridonov