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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 45)
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 (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 - 1996 Olympics AA - Still Rings

Andreas Wecker - 1996 Olympics AA - Still Rings Gymnastics.

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

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

Andreas WECKER (GER) rings - 1994 Brisbane worlds EF

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

1996 Olympics-Andreas Wecker High Bar

1996 Olympics Atlanta high bar first 9.850.

Andreas WECKER (GER) floor - 1994 Dortmund worlds

Andreas WECKER (GER) '94 World championships in Dortmund (GER) - Team finals 9.587 Team rank : 5th.

Andreas WECKER (GER) PH - 1999 Tianjin worlds EF

Andreas WECKER (GER) - Pommel horse final '99 World championships in Tianjin (CHN) Score : 9.712 Rank : 5th.

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 - Parallel Bars - 1993 McDonald's American Cup

Score: 9.200. Andreas Wecker (Germany) March 6, 1993 - Orlando Arena - Orlando, Fla.

Andreas Wecker PH 1992 Olympics EF

9.887 3rd GER.

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59 news items

 
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

The Interpreter
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 14:10:40 -0800

... Xi Jinping's administration looks strongly biased towards centralised power. Smaller Chinese cities without distinctive businesses and industries are losing talent and will forever be condemned to lower status. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Andreas ...
 
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.

Tagesspiegel

Tagesspiegel
Sun, 01 Feb 2015 07:06:58 -0800

Der beste Schwimmer dabei war Andreas Wecker, der Turn-Olympiasieger. Er war sehr nett, es war überhaupt alles sehr schön. Da hatte mich jemand eingeladen. Und ich machte gerne mit, weil ich gerne dazu beitrage, viele Menschen von der Schönheit ...

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 ...

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 ...
 
International GYMNAST Magazine Online
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:36:31 -0700

... gymnasts among the dominant Soviets of the 1980s. PLUS: Ziert Alert!; "Group Therapy" rhythmic gallery; 10 Concepts of Impact; Coaches' Poll: What is something you should never say to your gymnasts?; Dismount: Andreas Wecker; and much more!

Spiegel Online

Spiegel Online
Sat, 04 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700

2002, Vlasios Maras (Griechenland). 2001, Vlasios Maras (Griechenland). 1999, Jesús Carballo (Spanien). 1997, Jani Tanskanen (Finnland). 1996, Jesús Carballo (Spanien). 1995, Andreas Wecker (Deutschland). 1994, Witali Schtscherbo (Weißrussland).
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