Wolfgang Reinhardt (athlete)

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Wolfgang Reinhardt
Wolfgang Reinhardt, Fred Hansen, Klaus Lehnertz 1964.jpg
Reinhardt (left) at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born6 May 1943
Göppingen, Germany
Died11 June 2011 (aged 68)
Munich, Germany
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Event(s)Pole vault
ClubBayer Leverkusen
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)5.25 m (1974)[1]

Wolfgang Reinhardt (6 May 1943 – 11 June 2011) was a West German pole vaulter. Competing for the United Team of Germany he won a silver medal at the 1964 Olympics and was awarded the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt for this achievement. Domestically he held the West German outdoor (1963–65), and indoors titles (1963 and 1968). He was trained as an engraver, but later in 1961 enrolled to the German Sport University Cologne to study sports. Reinhardt was married to Ortrud Mentges. His brother Hartmut was also a competitive pole vaulter.[1]


  1. ^ a b Wolfgang Reinhardt. Sports Reference

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