|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Werner Konrad•Graf von Moltke|
|Used name||Werner•von Moltke|
|Born||24 May 1936 in Mühlhausen, Thüringen (GER)|
|Died||29 July 2019 in Nieder-Olm, Rheinland-Pfalz (GER)|
|Measurements||190 cm / 90 kg|
|Affiliations||USC Mainz, Mainz (GER)|
Werner von Moltke was a West German decathlete who did not finish the competition at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games. Earlier he had won a silver medal at the 1962 Europeans and a gold medal at the 1966 ones. Domestically, he won national titles in 1958, 1966 and 1968.
By profession, von Moltke studied sports at the University of Mainz. He was then responsible for the sports policy of the well-known company adidas from 1966-91. He also owned a sporting goods shop in his hometown Nieder-Olm. From 1989-97 he was vice-president of the German Athletics Federation, and from 1997-2012 he was president of the German Volleyball Federation. In 1967 von Moltke was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, Germany’s highest sports award. In 2005, he was awarded the Order of Merit by the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1984 von Moltke founded the Club of the Best, which was a yearly meeting of all German medal winners at Europeans, Worlds and Olympics.
Personal Best: Dec – 7849 (1966).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1968 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FRG||Werner von Moltke|
|Decathlon, Men (Olympic)||AC|