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Frank Seipelt

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrank•Seipelt (-Janscho)
Used nameFrank•Seipelt
Born15 April 1961 in Furtwangen im Schwarzwald, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died10 July 2009 in Nußloch, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements179 cm / 110 kg
AffiliationsAC Germania 1896 St. Ilgen, Leimen (GER) / VfL Duisburg-Süd, Duisburg (GER)
NOC Germany West Germany

Biography

Frank Seipelt was a West German heavyweight lifter who finished an unfortunate fourth at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics in the heavyweight II class. At Seoul in 1988, he was placed eighth, and at Barcelona four years later, finished sixth. In 1991, Seipelt won a bronze medal at the World Championships. He was killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2009, at the age of just 48.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Weightlifting FRG Frank Seipelt
Heavyweight II, Men (Olympic) 4
1988 Summer Olympics Weightlifting FRG Frank Seipelt
Heavyweight II, Men (Olympic) 8
1992 Summer Olympics Weightlifting GER Frank Seipelt
Heavyweight II, Men (Olympic) 6

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