Ingrid Thyssen

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Ingrid Anna Thyssen (born 9 September 1956 in Aachen) is a retired West German javelin thrower.

She finished seventh at the 1978 European Championships,[1] competed at the 1983 World Championships without reaching the final,[2] finished sixth at the 1984 Summer Olympics,[3] seventh at the 1986 European Championships,[4] ninth at the 1987 World Championships,[5] eighth at the 1988 Summer Olympics[3] and sixth at the 1990 European Championships.[6]

She became West German champion eight times, in the years 1979-1984, 1987 and 1988. She represented the clubs TG Aachen, ASV Köln and LG Bayer Leverkusen.[7]

Her personal best throw was 69.68 metres with the old javelin type, achieved in August 1987 in West Berlin. This ranks her eighth among German old-type-javelin throwers, behind Petra Felke (who held the world record), Antje Kempe, Silke Renk, Beate Koch, Karen Forkel, Tanja Damaske and Ruth Fuchs.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women Javelin Throw European Championships 1978 Praga (CZE)". Todor Krastev. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Women Javelin World Championship 1983 Helsinki (FIN)". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 6 May 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Ingrid Thyssen". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 15 December 2013. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Women Javelin World Championship Rome (ITA) 1987". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Women Javelin Throw European Championships 1986 Stuttgart (GER)". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Women Javelin Throw Athletics XV European Championships 1990 Split (YUG)". Todor Krastev. Archived from the original on 19 May 2014. Retrieved 19 May 2014. 
  7. ^ West German championships, women's javelin throw
  8. ^ Microsoft Word - Ewige DLV-Bestenliste.doc Archived 2007-07-04 at the Wayback Machine.