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Andreas Wecker
— Gymnast —
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1989-0401-017, Andreas Wecker.jpg
Personal information
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.

Andreas WECKER (GER) PB - 2000 Cottbus EF

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Andreas WECKER rings - Paris Bercy internationals 1996 EF

Andreas WECKER (GER) - Rings '96 Paris Bercy Tournament event final / Internationaux de Paris Bercy Finale anneaux.

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

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

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9.687 7th GER.

Andreas WECKER HB - 1996 Atlanta Olympics Team Optionals

Andreas WECKER (GER) - High bar '96 Olympic Games in Atlanta (USA) - Team Optionals (libres par équipe) Score : 9.787 Team rank : 7th.

Andreas Wecker (GER) HB 1996 ATLANTA EF

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Andreas WECKER (GER) rings - 1994 Brisbane worlds EF

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

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