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.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  East Germany
1985 World Race Walking Cup St John's, Isle of Man 3rd 50 km 3:56:53
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 20 km DSQ
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 6th 20 km 1:21:53
World Championships Rome, Italy 20 km DQ
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 8th 20 km 1:21:14
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 3rd 5000 m 19:08.36
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 20 km DNF
Representing  Germany
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 9th 20 km 1:21:35
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 11th 20 km 1:21:35
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 20th 20 km 1:29:55
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 4th 50 km 3:43:50
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 50 km 3:50:32
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 13th 50 km 3:55:51
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 50 km 3:51:55
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 16th 50 km 3:59:29
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 50 km DQ
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 50 km DNF

References[edit]

Records
Preceded by
Carlos Mercenario
Men's 20 km walk world record Holder
21 June 1987 – 30 July 1988
Succeeded by
Mikhail Shchennikov