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Claus Marek

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameClaus-Hermann•Marek
Used nameClaus•Marek
Born3 April 1954 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 89 kg
AffiliationsUSC Bochum, Bochum (GER)
NOC West Germany


Claus Marek was German national coach for the decathlon from 1983-2004, and was national coach from 2008-10, and in 2011 became team manager for multiple disciplines. He also owned a sports consulting company. Marek placed 10th at the 1976 Montréal Olympics. He placed second at the 1976 and 1977 German Nationals. His greatest moment was a bronze medal at the 1973 Youth European Championships.

Personal Best: Dec – 7888 (1976).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics FRG Claus Marek
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) 10