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Ralf Lübke

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRalf•Lübke
Used nameRalf•Lübke
Born17 June 1965 in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements192 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsBayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
NOC(s) West Germany


Ralf Lübke was one of the best West German long sprinters of the 1980s. He finished fifth in the 200 and sprint relay at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, and was eliminated in the 100 metre heats. Four years later he reached the semifinals of the 200, winning a bronze medal with the 4×400 relay. At the 1986 Europeans he was fifth in the 400, and won a silver medal with the 4×400 relay. At the 1985 European Cup Lübke placed third in the 200, fifth with the sprint relay and won the title with the 4×400 relay. Indoors he won a 400 metre bronze at the 1988 Europeans. Lübke was West German Champion in the 200 from 1983-86. In 1988 he was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf and the Sports Badge of North Rhine Westphalia. He later studied business administration and worked for chemical company Bayer in the accounting and controlling sections, working in France and Brazil.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.42 (1984); 200 – 20.38 (1985); 400 – 44.98 (1986).


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1984 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men Olympic 4 h9 r1/4 Representing West Germany    
  200 metres, Men Olympic 5
  4 × 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic West Germany 5
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men Olympic 8 h1 r3/4 Representing West Germany    
  4 × 400 metres Relay, Men Olympic West Germany 3 Bronze

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