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Thomas Dittrich

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameThomas•Dittrich
Used nameThomas•Dittrich
Born19 August 1954 in Zwickau, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsSC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
NOC East Germany


Thomas Dittrich never won a national title in the former GDR, but in 1978-80 was runner-up over the 110 hurdles, also placing third in 1977. As Thomas Munkelt was the more successful hurdler in those days Dittrich could not qualify for any other major championship except for his Olympic appearance. In 1980 at Moscow he was eliminated in the semifinals.

Personal Best: 110H – 13.66 (1980).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Thomas Dittrich
110 metres Hurdles, Men (Olympic) 5 h1 r2/3