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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 32
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 29
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 29
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 25
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 33
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 34
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 35
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 35
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 41
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 38
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 34
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 28
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Christina Obergföll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Germany
age 37
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 33
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 29
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 28
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 28
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 30
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 30
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 29
Fabienne Kohlmann is a German track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles.