Axel Noack

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Axel Noack (born 23 September 1961 in Görlitz) is a German former race walker. On 21 June 1987 in Chemnitz he achieved a new world best time in 20 km walk with 1'19:12 hours.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  East Germany
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 3rd 50 km
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 20 km DSQ
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 6th 20 km
World Championships Rome, Italy 20 km DSQ
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 8th 20 km
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 3rd 5000 m
Representing  Germany
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 9th 20 km
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 11th 20 km
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 20th 20 km
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 4th 50 km
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 50 km
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 13th 50 km
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 50 km
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 16th 50 km
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 50 km DSQ
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 50 km DNF


Preceded by
Mexico Carlos Mercenario
Men's 20km Walk World Record Holder
21 June 1987 – 30 July 1988
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Mikhail Shchennikov