Tanja Damaske

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Tanja Damaske
Personal information
Full nameTanja Damaske
Born (1971-11-16) 16 November 1971 (age 47)
Berlin, Germany
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Country Germany
Event(s)Javelin throw, shot put
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)66.91 m (1999)

Tanja Damaske (born 16 November 1971 in Berlin) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. She is best known for winning the gold medal at the 1998 European Championships. A year earlier she earned a bronze medal at the World Championships. A five-time German Champion in the women's javelin throw, she retired from competition in 2003.


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Trine Hattestad
Women's Javelin Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Trine Hattestad