Jürgen Spieß

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Jürgen Spieß
Jürgen Spieß at the 2008 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1984-03-26) March 26, 1984 (age 33)
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Country  Germany
Sport Weightlifting
Event(s) 105 kg

Jürgen Spieß (born March 26, 1984 in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg) is a German weightlifter competing in the 94 kg category.

He competed in Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics finishing 9th with a total of 384 kg.[1]

At the 2009 European Championships he won overall gold in the 94 kg category, with a total of 390 kg.[2][3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, having moved up to heavyweight (105 kg), he finished 9th in that category also.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "SPIESS Jurgen". International Weightlifting Federation. 
  2. ^ "Drei EM-Medaillen: Starker Stemmer Spieß". Süddeutsche Zeitung. 2009-04-11. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  3. ^ "Gewichtheber Spieß überrascht bei EM: Zweimal Gold" (in German). Financial Times Deutschland. 2009-04-10. Retrieved 2009-04-11. 
  4. ^ "Jürgen Spieß Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-08-01. 

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