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Andreas Wecker
— Gymnast —
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1989-0401-017, Andreas Wecker.jpg
Personal information
Born (1970-01-02) 2 January 1970 (age 44)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Andreas Wecker (born 2 January 1970 in Staßfurt)[1] is a former German gymnast who had a long and successful career. His greatest achievement was the gold medal on high bar at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. There, he beat gymnasts of such quality as Vitaly Scherbo and Alexei Nemov. In 1989 he was named the last East German Sportsman of the Year. He competed for the SC Dynamo Berlin/ Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo.
[2]

Andreas had a serious shoulder injury during the 2000 Olympics in Sydney where he tore a bicep muscle from his shoulder.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 30 June 2012. 
  2. ^ GYMmedia.de
Awards
Preceded by
East Germany Olaf Ludwig
East German Sportsman of the Year
1989
Succeeded by
Germany Boris Becker
(as German Sportsman of the Year)

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Andreas Wecker - 1996 Olympics AA - Still Rings

Andreas Wecker - 1996 Olympics AA - Still Rings Gymnastics.

1996 Olympics-Andreas Wecker High Bar

1996 Olympics Atlanta high bar first 9.850.

preview: famous gymnasts of the 90's: Andreas Wecker flexes upper body muscles

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Andreas Wecker (GER) HB 1996 ATLANTA EF

アンドレアス・ベッカー 選手 (ドイツ) 鉄棒 1996 アトランタ五輪 種目別.

Andreas WECKER (GER) PB - 2000 Cottbus EF

Andreas WECKER (GER) '00 Turnier der Meister / World Cup in Cottbus (GER) - Event Finals 9.725 Rank : 1st.

Andreas Wecker FX 1992 Olympics EF

9.687 7th GER.

Andreas WECKER (GER) rings - 1994 Brisbane worlds EF

Andreas WECKER (GER) '94 World championships in Brisbane (AUS) - Rings final 9.637 Rank : 5th.

Andreas Wecker (GDR) - 1988 Olympics - Compulsories - Parallel Bars

Andreas Wecker (GDR) 1988 Olympics Compulsories Parallel Bars Score: 9.70.

Andreas WECKER HB - 1993 Birmingham worlds AA

Andreas WECKER (GER) - High Bar '93 World championships in Birmingham (GBR) - All Around.

Gymnast Andreas Wecker

Andreas Wecker German gymnastics.

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70 news items

Tagesspiegel

Tagesspiegel
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 04:47:30 -0800

Sollte sich Robert Harting doch durchsetzen, würde er den Rekord von Turner Andreas Wecker einstellen, der zwischen 1993 und 1996 vier Mal in Folge zu Berlins Sportler des Jahres gewählt wurde. Bei den Frauen ist dieses Kunststück bereits Claudia ...

Berliner Morgenpost

Berliner Morgenpost
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 02:52:30 -0800

Er würde damit den Rekord des Turners Andreas Wecker einstellen, der als bisher Einziger vier Mal hintereinander (1993-1996) gewann. Doch dicht auf Hartings Fersen dürfte Wasserspringer Patrick Hausding sein, der bei seiner Heim-EM zuletzt drei Mal ...

Augsburger Allgemeine

Augsburger Allgemeine
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:26:15 -0800

Sein Kollege Andreas Wecker stimmte zu: „Sie haben ein riesiges Grundstück und können dann nichts mehr machen. Das kann nicht sein.“ Manuel Schuster dagegen hielt es für keine schlechte Lösung, um das Ortsbild zu erhalten. Bürgermeister Kopriva ...
 
Berliner Morgenpost
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 22:29:18 -0800

Andreas Wecker: Er turnte Deutschland nach 100 Jahren wieder mal zu Olympiagold am Reck. 12. Britta Steffen: Die Schwimmerin kraulte sieben Jahre lang der Welt davon. 13. Manfred von Richthofen: Er führte den Deutschen Sportbund in die Einheit.

Entrepreneur (blog)

Entrepreneur (blog)
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:41:49 -0700

Workplace collisions are happening all around, and most people would love to chalk them up to serendipity. After all, it's easy to think that meeting the talented person who fills the work space niche nearby is just a happy accident. Few suspect there ...
 
DigitalJournal.com
Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:28:18 -0700

'Panaseeda Five Oil Blend', an organic seed oil that aims at whole body health and is specifically designed to elevate one's health to never before seen levels, has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Panaseeda ...
 
The Interpreter
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:35:55 -0700

It just means that, by one measure, the overall size of the Chinese economy will be larger than America's, though in China that pie has to be shared between 1.3 billion people, versus 314 million in the US. Photo by Flickr user Andreas Wecker. Comment now.
 
Berliner Kurier
Tue, 15 Nov 2011 02:41:15 -0800

Lesen Sie mal, was die Tochter des Reck-Olympiasiegers von 1996, Andreas Wecker, heute antreibt. KURIER-Reporterin Dajana Rubert trifft die 17-Jährige in der staatlichen Artistenschule. Nathalie hat ihren Lebensweg vorgezeichnet. Morgens, mittags ...
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