Hans-Peter Gies

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Hans-Peter Gies
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Hans-Peter Gies in 1972
Personal information
Nationality  East Germany
Born May 9, 1947 (1947-05-09) (age 68)
Berlin, Germany
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Country  East Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Shot put
Club SC Dynamo Berlin
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 21.31 m (1972)

Hans-Peter Gies (born May 9, 1947 in Berlin) is a retired male shot putter, who competed for East Germany during his career. A two-time Olympian (1972 and 1976) he set his personal best (21.31 metres) in the men's shot put event on 25 August 1972 at a meet in Potsdam.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1969 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 19.78 m
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 4th 21.14 m
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 5th 20.47 m