Christoph Sahner

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Christoph Sahner
Personal information
Born (1963-09-23) September 23, 1963 (age 53)
Illingen, Saarland, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 103 kg (227 lb)
Country  West Germany
Sport Men's Athletics
Event(s) Men's Hammer throw
Club TV Wattenscheid
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 81.78 (1988)

Christoph Sahner (born September 23, 1963 in Illingen) is a retired male hammer thrower, who represented West Germany during his career.

His personal best throw was 81.78 metres, achieved in September 1988 in Wemmetsweiler. This ranks him sixth among German hammer throwers, behind Ralf Haber, Heinz Weis, Karsten Kobs, Günther Rodehau and Holger Klose.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  West Germany
1981 European Junior Championships Utrecht, Netherlands 1st 68.92 m
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 19th 69.24 m
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th 72.86 m
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States NM
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th 77.12 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 4th 80.58 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 13th 75.84 m


  1. ^ "German all-time lists (updated September 2006)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 July 2007.  Retrieved 15 January 2007