Dietmar Haaf

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Dietmar Haaf
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Born March 6, 1967

Dietmar Haaf (born March 6, 1967 in Bad Cannstatt) is a former (West) German long jumper.


He won the gold medal at the 1990 European Championships in Split in a personal best jummp of 8.25 metres. The following year he won the gold medal at the World Indoor Championships in Seville. He finished fourth at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics in Tokyo.

His personal best jump of 8.25 metres ranks him seventh among German long jumpers, behind Lutz Dombrowski, Frank Paschek, Josef Schwarz, Henry Lauterbach, Marco Delonge and Konstantin Krause. [1]

Haaf retired in 1997.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  West Germany
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 1st 7.93 m (wind: +0.7 m/s)
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 10th 7.48 m (wind: -1.1 m/s)
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 26th (q) 7.51 m
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 7.79 m
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 5th 7.96 m
World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 8.17 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st 8.11 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st 8.25 m (wind: 0.0 m/s) PB
Representing  Germany
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 1st 8.15 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 4th 8.22 m
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 13th 7.69 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th (q) 7.85 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 8.15 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (q) 7.55 m (wind: +0.3 m/s)

Note: Results with a Q, indicate overall position in qualifying round.

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