Jochen Sachse

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Jochen Sachse
Sachse competing in the hammer at the 1972 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Nationality East Germany
Born (1948-10-02) 2 October 1948 (age 74)
Frankenberg, Saxony, Soviet occupation zone of Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight112 kg (247 lb)
Country East Germany
SportMen's athletics
Event(s)Men's Hammer throw
ClubSC Karl-Marx-Stadt
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)76.44 m (1977)
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1972 Munich Hammer throw
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Rome Hammer throw
Gold medal – first place 1970 Turin Hammer throw

Jochen Sachse (born 2 October 1948 in Frankenberg, Saxony) is an East German former track and field athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw.

He competed for East Germany in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany in the hammer throw where he won the silver medal.[1]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jochen Sachse". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 3 December 2016.

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