Robert HARTING

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born18 October 1984Age
GenderMale
Height201 cm Weight126 kg
Club / TeamN/A

Biography

Three times World Champion, twice European Champion, once Olympic Champion.

2 World Youth 2001; dnq WJC 2002; dnq EJC 2003; 1 under-23 ECH 2005; 2 ECP 2007/2008; 1 ETCh 2010/2011/2013/2014/2017 (2009-2); 1 WCH 2009/2011/2013 (2007-2, 2017-6); 1 IAAF Continental Cup 2010; 1 ECH 2012/2014 (2006-dnq, 2010-2); 1 OLY 2012 (2008-4, 2016-dnq). 1 German 2007-2013/2017. Married 2016 European discus silver medallist Julia Fischer on September 17, 2016. His parents Gerd Seidel and Bettina Harting were both shot putters in the GDR era. 2.01/126kg.

His younger and taller brother Christoph Harting succeeded Robert as Olympic Champion – the first time that’s happened in Olympic history.

In 2018: 2 Berlin; 4 Schönebeck; 5 Rome Diamond; 3 Chorzów; 9 Stockholm Diamond; 3 Ostrava Golden Spike; 3 German.

A huge projection of Robert Harting will be beamed across the Kurfürstendamm (one of the most famous thoroughfares in Berlin) every evening until 8 August, marking his farewell to major championships competition .

DateDiscipline
Olympic Champion 2012Discus Throw
3 World Titles 2009Discus Throw
2011Discus Throw
2013Discus Throw
World Championships Silver Medallist 2007Discus Throw
2 European Golds 2012Discus Throw
2014Discus Throw
European Silver Medallist 2010Discus Throw
4th at Olympic Games 2008Discus Throw
6th at World Championships 2017Discus Throw
World Youth Championships Silver Medallist 2001Discus Throw (1.5kg)
European U23 Champion 2005Discus Throw
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Shot Put (6kg)118.5806 Jul 2003FuldaOutdoor
Shot Put318.6306 Jul 2007GothaOutdoor
Discus Throw (1.5kg)262.0414 Jul 2001DebrecenOutdoor
Discus Throw (1.75kg)164.0525 May 2003HalleOutdoor
Discus Throw170.6622 May 2012TurnovOutdoor
Shot Put117.5726 Jan 2008PotsdamIndoor
Discus Throw164.8113 Feb 2016BerlinIndoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Discus Throw365.1308 Jun 2018ChorzówOutdoor
Discus Throw262.3226 Jan 2018BerlinIndoor