Werner Reiterer

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Werner Reiterer (born 27 January 1968 in Hohenems, Vorarlberg) is an Austrian-born retired discus thrower and shot putter from Australia, who represented the latter at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988 (Seoul, South Korea). His best result was winning the title in the men's discus throw at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada. Reiterer is an eight-time national champion in the discus throw.

In his book 'Positive' he admitted to five years of performance-enhancing drug use.[1]

Achievements[edit]

  • All results concerning discus throw
Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1985 Pacific Conference Games Berkeley, United States 6th 50.46 m
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland 3rd 57.34 m
World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 58.64 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 15th 59.78 m
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 2nd 61.56 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 17th 60.40 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 10th 60.12 m
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st 62.76 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 30th 57.60 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Williams, Daniel (5 March 2001). "Bad news bearer". Time World.