Jürgen Schult has his 51th birthday today!
Jürgen was the phenomen in athletics. He won everything one athlete can dream about… even more, the world record he set in 1986 still stands today. As an athlete under the East German program, his throw of 74.08 meters bested the previous record of Soviet athlete, Yuriy Dumchev, by 2.22 meters.
Jürgen represented the Traktor Schwerin sport club and trained with Dr. Hermann Brandt, later he represented the Schwerin and Riesa sport clubs and trained with Thomas Schult. While he was actively competing he was 1.93 meters tall and weighed 110 kilograms.
He has a degree in sport and in 2002 became the trainer of the German track and field association’s men’s discus team.
Jürgen´s WORLD RECORD 74.08 will turn 25 on 6 of June :)