June 23, 1966 |
Steinheidel-Erlabrunn, East Germany
|Height||200 cm (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||130 kg (290 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||21.42 m (1998)|
Oliver-Sven Buder (born 23 June 1966 in Steinheidel-Erlabrunn, Saxony) is a German track and field athlete, who in the 1990s belonged to the best shot-putters in the world. The high point of his career came at the World Championships in 1997 and 1999 where he won the silver medal. Until 1990 he represented East Germany.
He represented the Karl-Marx-Stadt sport club (later Chemnitz sport club). After the reunification of Germany he switched to TV Wattenscheid (trainer: Guenter Stolz, Miroslav Jasinski), in 2001 he went to the MTV Ingolstadt (trainer: Joachim Lipske). While he was active he was 2.00 meters tall and weighed 125 kg.
In 1986 he began studying engineering, but after the fall of East Germany he stopped. Later he began schooling to work in a bank but then changed to industrial buyer. He is married. In 2003 he ended his career after having taken a long break due to injury.
|Representing East Germany|
|1985||European Junior Championships||Cottbus, East Germany||1st||Shot put||19.34 m|
|1990||European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||2nd||Shot put||21.01 m|
|1991||World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||4th||Shot put||20.10 m|
|1993||World Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||7th||Shot put||19.74 m|
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||16th (q)||Shot put||18.41 m|
|1995||World Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||6th||Shot put||20.11 m|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||5th||Shot put||20.51 m|
|1997||World Championships||Athens, Greece||2nd||Shot put||21.24 m|
|1998||European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||2nd||Shot put||20.98 m|
|1999||World Championships||Seville, Spain||2nd||Shot put||21.42 m|
|2000||Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||8th||Shot put||20.18 m|
|2001||World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||21st (q)||Shot put||18.89 m|
- Klaus Amrhein: Biographisches Handbuch zur Geschichte der Deutschen Leichtathletik 1898–2005. 2 Bände. Darmstadt 2005 (publiziert über die Deutsche Leichtathletik Promotion- und Projektgesellschaft)
- Sports Reference