Christoph Harting

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Christoph Harting
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Christoph Harting in 2015
Personal information
Born (1990-04-10) 10 April 1990 (age 29)
Cottbus, East Germany
Height2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight120 kg (265 lb)
Country Germany
Event(s)Discus throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)68.37 m (2016)
Updated on 13 August 2016.

Christoph Harting (born 10 April 1990) is a German athlete specialising in the discus throw.[1] He won the gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He competed at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships, reaching the final on the second occasion.

He is the younger brother of multiple-time world champion and fellow Olympic gold medalist Robert Harting.[2]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Germany
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 5th 58.65 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 13th (q) 62.28 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 8th 63.94 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th 65.13 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st 68.37 m PB
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany NM
2019 World Championships Doha, Qatar 14th (q) 63.08 m


  1. ^ Christoph Harting at World Athletics
  2. ^ "Rio 2016: Christoph Harting follows in his brother's footsteps with discus gold". Deutsche Welle. 13 August 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2017.

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