Lars Riedel

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Birthday
28, 1967
Birthplace
Zwickau, Germany
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
Zwickau, Germany

About

Former German international discus thrower known for winning a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics Games. Four years later, he won silver in the Games in Sydney, Australia.

Before Fame

He started competing in the early 1980s while living in East Germany. He represented the country in the 1986 World Junior Championships.

Trivia

After Germany reunified, he went on to win gold at five World Championships and a European Championship. His career best throw was 71.50 meters.

Family Life

He had a son with his ex-wife Kerstin.

Associated With

He competed against Virgilijus Alekna at the 2000 Olympic Games and 2001 World Championships.