Sven Knipphals

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Sven Knipphals
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Sven Knipphals in 2014
Personal information
Born (1985-09-20) 20 September 1985 (age 33)
Hannover, West Germany
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
Country Germany
SportAthletics
Event(s)Sprint
ClubVFL Wolfsburg

Sven Knipphals (born 20 September 1985 in Hannover) is a German athlete specialising in the sprinting events.[1] He finished fourth in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2013 World Championships. In addition, he won the silver medal in the same event at the 2014 European Championships.

His father, Jens Knipphals, is a former long jumper.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 12th (sf) 200 m 20.92
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.04
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 12th (sf) 100 m 10.37
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.09
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 3rd 4 × 200 m relay 1:22.65
World Championships Beijing, China 37th (h) 100 m 10.31
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.15
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.47
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 9th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 38.26
2017 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 8th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 39.11

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

Indoor

References[edit]