Reinhard Theimer

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Reinhard Theimer
Personal information
Nationality  East Germany
Born (1948-02-28) 28 February 1948 (age 69)
East Berlin, East Germany
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Country  East Germany
Sport Men's Athletics
Event(s) Men's Hammer throw
Club Berliner TSC
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 76.60 (1974)

Reinhard Theimer (born 28 February 1948 in Berlin) is a retired East German hammer thrower. He competed for the sports club TSC Berlin during his active career.

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
Walter Schmidt
Men's Hammer World Record Holder
4 July 1974 – 11 September 1974
Succeeded by
Aleksei Spiridonov