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Hilmar Hoßfeld

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHilmar•Hoßfeld
Used nameHilmar•Hoßfeld
Born18 January 1954 in Trusetal, Brotterode-Trusetal, Thüringen (GER)
Measurements193 cm / 119 kg
AffiliationsSC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
NOC East Germany


East German Hilmar Hoßfeld placed 11th with the discus at the 1980 Moskva Olympic Games, which were boycotted by many Western nations. This was his only international competition. In 1980 and 1983 he was runner-up at the East German Championships, also placing third in 1981 and 1982, but he never won a domestic title. Hoßfeld was educated as an electrician and owned a company in his hometown of Erfurt.

Personal Best: DT – 67.54 (1980).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Hilmar Hoßfeld
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 11