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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Germany and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Germany is included when available.

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Alexander John is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Alexander John age 31 Alexander John is a German track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles.

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Alexander Kosenkow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 41 Alexander Kosenkow Russian: Александр Косенков or Aleksandr Kosenkov is a German sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. He represents the sports club TV Wattenscheid.

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Alyn Camara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Alyn Camara age 28 Alyn Camara is a German long jumper. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, but failed to qualify for the final.

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Amy Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Amy Atkinson age 28 Amy Atkinson is a sprinter and middle distance runner from Guam. She competed in the 2010 Guam Athletics Championships where she won three gold medals. Atkinson took part in the 2011 Pacific ...more

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Anna Rüh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 24 Anna Rüh is a German athlete who specialises in the discus throw. Rüh represented Germany at the 2012 European Athletics Championships where she finished 4th in the discus event with a ...more

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Anne Cibis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 32 Anne Cibis is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Germany. Cibis represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 4 × 100 ...more

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Antje Möldner-Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 33 Antje Möldner-Schmidt is a German track and field athlete who specialises in middle distance events and the 3000 metres steeplechase.

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Ariane Friedrich is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Ariane Friedrich, born Tempel is a German high jumper. She won the bronze medal at the 2009 World Championships and represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She is the German outdoor ...more

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Arne Gabius is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Arne Gabius age 37 Arne Gabius is a German long distance runner.

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Benjamin JONAS is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Benjamin JONAS age 28

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Betty Heidler is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Betty Heidler is a German hammer thrower, and the former world record holder. She now lives in Frankfurt and is a member of the Eintracht Frankfurt athletics team. She works for the German ...more

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Björn Otto is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 40 Björn Otto is a German pole vaulter. On 30 January 2013 in Cottbus, Germany, with the mark of 5.90 m, he set the masters world record M35.

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Carolin Nytra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Carolin Nytra age 33 Carolin Nytra is a German athlete who specialises in the 100 metres hurdles. With a personal best time of 12.57 seconds, she became the seventh fastest German ever over this distance at the ...more

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Carsten Schlangen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Carsten Schlangen age 37 Carsten Schlangen is a German middle distance runner who specialises in the 1500 metres. Born in Meppen, Germany, his first major competition was the 2006 European Athletics Championships where ...more

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Christian Reif is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 33 Christian Reif is a German long jumper. He finished ninth at the 2007 World Championships. He had previously competed at the 2007 European Indoor Championships without reaching the final. His ...more

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Christiane Klopsch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Christiane Klopsch age 27

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Christina Obergföll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 36 Christina Obergföll is a German athlete, competing in the javelin throw.

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Christina Schwanitz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 32 Christina Schwanitz is a German shot putter. Her personal best is 20.41 metres, achieved in August 2013 in Moscow. She has 19.68 m on the indoor track, achieved in February 2008 in Chemnitz.

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Cindy Roleder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Cindy Roleder age 28 Cindy Roleder is a German track and field athlete, specializing in 100 metres hurdles. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics reaching the semifinals. The biggest success of her career is the ...more

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Corinna Harrer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Corinna Harrer age 27 Corinna Harrer is a German middle distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the 1500 metres. She won a silver medal at the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships in the ...more

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David Storl is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 27 David Storl is a German track and field athlete who specialises in the shot put. He was successful on the youth and junior athletics circuit, winning gold medals at the World Youth Championships ...more

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Eric Krüger is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 30 Eric Krüger is a German athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 45.97 seconds over 400 metres. Krüger won the bronze medal at the 2012 European Athletics ...more

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Erik Balnuweit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Erik Balnuweit age 29 Erik Balnuweit is a German hurdler. He competed in the 110 m hurdles event at the 2012 Summer Olympics failing to reach the semifinals. He has personal bests of 13.44 in the 110 metres hurdles ...more

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Esther Cremer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Esther Cremer age 29 Esther Cremer is a German athlete who specialises in the 400 metres. She came fifth in the 2009 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay, and won silver relay medals ...more

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Fabienne Kohlmann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Fabienne Kohlmann age 28 Fabienne Kohlmann is a German track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles.

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Gesa Felicitas Krause is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 25 Gesa Felicitas Krause is a German athlete who specialises in the 3000 m steeplechase. In the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships, she won in a new championship record time of 9:38,91 min. ...more

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Jan Felix Knobel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Jan Felix Knobel age 29 Jan Felix Knobel is a German decathlete. At the World Junior Championships in Bydgoszcz in 2008 he won the title with 7896 points in the decathlon. In the final margin of victory of his ...more

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Janin Lindenberg is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 31 Janin Lindenberg is a German athlete who specialises in the 400 metres.

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Jennifer Oeser is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Jennifer Oeser is a German heptathlete. She is currently pregnant and taking a break for, competing.

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Jonas Plass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Jonas Plass age 31 Jonas Plass is a German athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 46.00 seconds over the 400 metres. Plass won the bronze medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships ...more

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Josephine Terlecki is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Josephine Terlecki age 32 Josephine Terlecki is a German shot putter. She qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics but failed to progress from the qualifying round.

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Julia Fischer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Julia Fischer age 27 Julia Fischer is a German athlete who specialises in the discus throw. Fischer represented Germany at the 2012 European Athletics Championships where she finished 5th in the discus event with a ...more

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Julia Mächtig is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 32 Julia Mächtig is a German heptathlete. She has a personal best of 6345 points for the event. She began competing in heptathlon competitions from a young age. She placed eighth at the 2003 ...more

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Julian Reus is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Julian Reus age 29 Julian Reus is a German athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 10.05 seconds over 100 metres. Reus won the silver medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in ...more

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Kamghe Gaba is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Kamghe Gaba is a German sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. He represents LG Eintracht Frankfurt. As a teenager he competed in combined events, finishing fifth in the octathlon at the ...more

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Katharina Molitor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Katharina Molitor age 34 Katharina Molitor is a German athlete who specialises in the javelin throw with a personal best of 64.67 metres. Additionally, she plays for Bayer Leverkusen in the German Erste ...more

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Kathrin Klaas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Kathrin Klaas is a female hammer thrower from Germany. She is member of the Eintracht Frankfurt athletes team. Her personal best throw is 76.05 metres.

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Leena Günther is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Leena Günther age 26 Leena Günther is a German athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 11.33 seconds in the 100 metres event. Günther won the gold medal at the 2012 European ...more

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Lilli Schwarzkopf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 34 Lilli Schwarzkopf is a German heptathlete. Her first major global competition was the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, where she finished in 13th place. She won the bronze medal at the ...more

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Linda Stahl is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Linda Stahl age 32 Linda Stahl is a German javelin thrower. Her personal best throw is 66.81 metres, achieved on 29 July 2010 at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona, Spain, where she won gold. ...more

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Lisa Ryzih is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 29 Elizaveta "Lisa" Ryzih is a Russian-born German pole vault athlete. She is the younger sister of fellow pole vaulter Anastasija Reiberger.

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Lucas Jakubczyk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Lucas Jakubczyk age 32 Lucas Jakubczyk is a German athlete who competes in the sprint and long jump with a personal best time of 10.07 seconds at the 100 metres event. Jakubczyk won the silver medal at the 2012 ...more

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Malte Mohr is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Malte Mohr age 31 Malte Mohr is a German pole vaulter. At the 2009 World Athletics Championships, Mohr finished in 14th place with a vault of 5.50 metres. At the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships, Mohr was ...more

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Maral Feizbakhsh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Maral Feizbakhsh age 27 Maral Feizbakhsh is a German sprinter. She competed in the 4 × 400 m relay event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Marion Wagner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 40 Marion Wagner is a German sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best time is 11.24 seconds, achieved in July 2009 at the German Championships in Ulm. She represents the sports ...more

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Markus Münch is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Markus Münch age 31 Markus Münch is a German athlete. He is competing for Germany in discus at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Martin Keller is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Martin Keller age 31 Martin Keller is a track and field sprint athlete who competes internationally for Germany. Keller represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. He competed at the 4x100 metres ...more

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Martin Wierig is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 30 Martin Wierig is a German discus thrower.

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Martina Strutz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 36 Martina Strutz is a German pole vaulter.

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Matthias Bühler is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
Matthias Bühler age 31 Matthias Bühler is a German sprinter. He competed in the 110 m hurdles event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.