Nadine Beckel

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Nadine Beckel (born 27 May 1977 in Schwerin) is a shot putter from Germany.

She won the silver medal at the 1996 World Junior Championships, finished ninth at the 2002 European Championships and eighth at the 2005 European Indoor Championships. She also competed at the 2003 World Championships and the 2004 Olympic Games without reaching the finals.

Her personal best throw is 18.59 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Mannheim. She has competed for the athletics clubs Schweriner SC and ASC Düsseldorf.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 2nd Shot put 16.39 m
4th Discus 52.98 m
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 11th Shot put 15.51 m
10th Discus 50.58 m
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd Shot put 17.15 m
2nd Discus 57.75 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 9th Shot put 18.18 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 22nd Shot put 17.11 m