Jörg Freimuth

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Jörg Freimuth
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Born 10 September 1961

Jörg Freimuth (born 10 September 1961 in Rathenow, Brandenburg) is a retired East German high jumper.

He won the bronze medal for East Germany in the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Soviet Union with a jump of 2.31 metres. He retired in 1982 and started working as an electrician.

Jörg is the twin brother of decathlete Uwe Freimuth and the uncle of decathlete Rico Freimuth.[1]


  1. ^ "Rico Freimuth im Porträt" [Rico Freimuth in portrait]. Sportschau (in German). 21 July 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2017.