Raymond Hecht

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Raymond Hecht
Personal information
Born November 11, 1968 (1968-11-11) (age 49)
Gardelegen, Saxony-Anhalt, East Germany
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Sport
Country  East Germany
 Germany
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Javelin throw
Club SC Magdeburg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 92.60 m (1995)

Raymond Hecht (born 11 November 1968) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. His personal best throw is 92.60 m, achieved in 1995. This places him seventh on the all-time rankings.

During his career, Hecht set five German records. His best result in international competition was a bronze medal at the 1998 European Championships. At a club level, he represented SC Magdeburg in former East Germany.

In 2015, he won the M45 division of the World Masters Championships, representing France.

Seasonal bests by year[edit]

  • 1986 - 71.08
  • 1987 - 75.90
  • 1990 - 83.24
  • 1991 - 81.92
  • 1992 - 79.58
  • 1993 - 88.90
  • 1994 - 90.06
  • 1995 - 92.60
  • 1996 - 92.28
  • 1997 - 87.32
  • 1998 - 88.08
  • 1999 - 88.67
  • 2000 - 87.76
  • 2001 - 88.88
  • 2002 - 87.87
  • 2003 - 86.22
  • 2004 - 82.85
  • 2005 - 77.20
  • 2006 - 73.94

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd 72.78 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 10th 77.72 m
Representing  Germany
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th 70.58 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 23rd 75.00 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 81.18 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 83.30 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 4th 86.88 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 13th 79.38 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 86.63 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 5th 85.92 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 4th 87.76 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 5th 86.46 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 5th 83.95 m

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