Reinhard Theimer

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Reinhard Theimer
Personal information
Nationality East Germany
Born(1948-02-28)28 February 1948
East Berlin, East Germany
Died3 September 2020(2020-09-03) (aged 72)
Hohen Neuendorf, Germany
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb)
Country East Germany
SportMen's athletics
EventMen's Hammer throw
ClubBerliner TSC
Achievements and titles
Personal best76.60 (1974)
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  East Germany
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1971 Helsinki Hammer throw

Reinhard Theimer (28 February 1948 – 3 September 2020) was an East German hammer thrower. He competed for the sports club TSC Berlin during his active career.[1]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1966 European Junior Championships Odessa, Soviet Union 2nd
1968 Olympic Games Mexico City, Mexico 7th
1969 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd
1971 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 13th
1974 European Championships Rome, Italy 7th


Preceded by Men's Hammer World Record Holder
4 July 1974 – 11 September 1974
Succeeded by