Nadine Müller (athlete)

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Nadine Müller
Nadine Müller 2012
Personal information
Full name Nadine Müller
Nationality German
Born (1985-11-21) 21 November 1985 (age 31)
Leipzig, East Germany
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb)
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Discus throw
Club SC DHfK Leipzig
Updated on 25 August 2015.

Nadine Müller (born 21 November 1985) is a German discus thrower.

She was born in Leipzig. As a teenager, she won the silver medal at the 2003 European Junior Championships and the bronze medal at the 2004 World Junior Championships. Her personal best throw as a junior was 57.85 metres, achieved in May 2004 in Wiesbaden.[1]

She improved gradually to 59.35 metres in May 2005 and 62.93 metres in May 2007, both in Halle. She competed at the 2007 World Championships, but without reaching the final. In May 2009 she improved to 63.46 metres in a meet in Wiesbaden. She finished fourth at the 2009 European Team Championships, Super League, and sixth at the 2009 World Championships.[1]

She started the 2010 season well by setting a new personal best – having already won gold at the 2010 European Cup Winter Throwing competition, she used her last throw of the contest to push her limits and threw a best of 64.30 m.[2] She threw even further a few months later, winning the 15th Throwers Cup in Wiesbaden with a world leading mark of 67.78 m.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Nadine Müller married her partner Sabine in a civil union on New Year's Eve 2013.[4]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 53.44 m
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 3rd 57.13 m
2007 European Cup Winter Throwing Yalta, Ukraine 1st 60.35 m
European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 8th 51.04 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 11th (qualifiers) 55.98 m
2009 European Cup Winter Throwing Puerto de la Cruz, Spain 6th 57.40 m
European Team Championships Leiria, Portugal 4th 59.53 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 6th 62.04 m
2010 European Cup Winter Throwing Arles, France 1st 64.30 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th 57.78 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 2nd 65.97 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 65.41 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 4th 64.67 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 3rd 65.53 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th 62.63 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 63.13 m


  1. ^ a b Nadine Muller profile at IAAF
  2. ^ Mikhnevich and Müller put on a show at the European Cup Winter Throwing. European Athletics (2010-03-20). Retrieved on 2010-03-23.
  3. ^ World leads for Vesely and Müller. European Athletics (2010-05-09). Retrieved on 2010-05-22.
  4. ^ Hochzeit mit Sabine und Suche nach Samenspender. Die Welt|(2014-01-01. Retrieved on 2014-01-06}
Sporting positions
Preceded by
China Li Yanfeng
Women's Discus Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
China Li Yanfeng