Ingrid THYSSEN

Federal Republic of Germany FRG

Athletics

  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Los Angeles 1984
  • Year of Birth
    1956
Olympic Results

Biography

Ingrid THYSSEN

Javelin thrower Ingrid Thyssen twice reached the finals at the Olympics. In 1984 she finished sixth and in 1988 she was eighth. She was also nominated for the 1980 Moskva Olympics but due to the US-led boycott she did not start. Thyssen participated in the 1983 and 1987 Worlds and at four European Championships, placing 7th in 1978, 9th in 1982, 7th in 1986, and 6th in 1990. At the 1981 European Cup she placed third. Domestically Thyssen won West German titles in 1979-84 and 1987-88.

Her sister Cornelia was a middle-distance runner and her brother Guido was also a javelin thrower. Ingrid Thyssen became a sports instructor, employed by her home club Bayer Leverkusen.

Personal Best: JT – 69.68 (1987).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

#8
Javelin Throw
Javelin Throw Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Los Angeles 1984

#6
Javelin Throw
Javelin Throw Athletics