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Diana Gansky

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDiana•Gansky (Sachse-)
Used nameDiana•Gansky
Born14 December 1963 in Bergen auf Rügen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements184 cm / 92 kg
AffiliationsASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
NOC(s) East Germany


Discus thrower Diana Gansky won silver medals at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and 1987 World Championship. She added a gold medal at the 1986 European Championships and won the European Cup in 1987. Domestically she won the 1988 East German title. Gansky stayed active as a senior athlete and became European Champion again in 2002. She was educated as a sports teacher and then worked as a self employed physiotherapist in her hometown of Potsdam.

Personal Best: DT – 74.08 (1987).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Women Olympic 2 Silver Representing East Germany    

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