Gerhard Mayer

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Gerhard Mayer
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Personal information
Born (1980-05-20) May 20, 1980 (age 36)
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Sport
Country  Austria
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 12 August 2012.

Gerhard Mayer (born May 20, 1980 in Vienna) is a male discus thrower from Austria.

He represented his native country at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he ended up in 18th place in the overall-rankings. He also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing in 24th place.[1] Mayer is best known for winning the gold medal in the men's discus event at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Austria
1999 European Junior Championships Riga, Latvia 6th 49.65 m[2]
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 10th 53.30 m[3]
2005 Universiade İzmir, Turkey 9th 58.29 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th (q) 59.54 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 1st 61.55 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 18th (q) 61.32 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 8th 63.17 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 15th (q) 60.76 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 21st (q) 61.47 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 62.85 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 24th (q) 60.81 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (q) 59.85 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 15th (q) 60.78 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 30th (q) 57.73 m

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