Rolf Beilschmidt

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Rolf Beilschmidt clearing 2.25 m in 1977

Rolf Beilschmidt (born 8 August 1953 in Jena) is a retired East German high jumper.

Beilschmidt represented the sports club SC Motor Jena, and became East German champion in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1981.[1]

Beilschmidt's personal best high jump was 2.31 metres, achieved in August 1977 in Helsinki.[2]

Beilschmidt shares the decathlon world record in high jump with Christian Schenk at 2.27 m.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1975 European Indoor Championships Katowice, Poland 6th [3]
1976 European Indoor Championships Munich, West Germany 6th [4]
Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 7th
1977 European Indoor Championships San Sebastián, Spain 2nd
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 2nd
European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 3rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ East German championships, men's high jump
  2. ^ World men's all-time best high jump (last updated 2001)
  3. ^ 1975 European Indoor Championships results, men's high jump final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  4. ^ 1976 European Indoor Championships results, men's high jump final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
Awards
Preceded by
East Germany Waldemar Cierpinski
East German Sportsman of the Year
1978
Succeeded by
East Germany Udo Beyer