Malte Mohr

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Malte Mohr
Malte Mohr 2012 Muenchen.JPG
Mohr in Munich in 2012
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1986-07-24) July 24, 1986 (age 30)
Bochum, Germany
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Pole vault
Club TV Wattenscheid
Coached by Chauncey Johnson
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5.91 m

Malte Mohr (born 24 July 1986) is a German pole vaulter. At the 2009 World Athletics Championships, Mohr finished in 14th place with a vault of 5.50 metres. At the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Mohr was runner-up behind Steve Hooker with a vault of 5.70 metres.[1]

Career[edit]

He was eliminated in the qualifying round of the 2009 European Athletics Indoor Championships, but two years later he reached the podium at the 2011 European Indoors with a clearance of 5.71 m for the bronze medal. He reached 5.85 m at the 2011 World Championships in Athletics, which brought him fifth place. He placed one position higher than that at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[2]

After winning at the 2012 German Athletics Championships, he improved his personal best to 5.91 m at a meeting in Ingolstadt in June 2012.[3] Mohr was nominated to participate in the men's pole vault at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he finished in 9th place with a vault of 5.50 m.[4][5]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 10th (q) 5.65 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 14th 5.50 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 2nd 5.70 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 17th (q) 5.50 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 5.71 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 5th 5.85 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 4th 5.75 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 5.77 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 9th 5.50 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 5.76 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 5th 5.82 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 2nd 5.80 m

Personal bests[edit]

As of 12 March 2016
Height Date Location Notes
5.91 22 June 2012 Ingolstadt Outdoor
5.90 1 March 2014 Berlin Indoor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hooker wins world indoor pole vault. AFP (2010-03-13). Retrieved on 2010-03-13.
  2. ^ Mohr Malte. IAAF. Retrieved on 2012-06-24.
  3. ^ Pole vaulter Mohr warms up for Helsinki with world-leading 5.91m. European Athletics (2012-06-24). Retrieved on 2012-06-24.
  4. ^ "Malte Mohr - Athletics - Olympic Athlete". LOCOG. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Malte Mohr Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-03-12. 

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