Jens-Peter Herold

Jens- Peter Herold ( born June 2, 1965 in Neuruppin ) is a retired German athlete, who in Seoul for East Germany won the bronze medal in the 1500 meter run at the Summer Olympics in 1988, for which he was awarded the Patriotic Order of Merit in bronze. Jens- Peter Herold started for the forward ASK Potsdam ( Coach: Bernd Dießner ), after the end of the GDR for the SC Neubrandenburg and for the SC Charlottenburg. He had a competition weight of 64 kg at a height of 1.76 m.

Jens- Peter Herold lives since the end of his athletic career in Neuruppin and has worked as a trainer.

Other successes in the 1500 meter race

Other successes

  • German record over 1000 meters with 2:17,09 min, placed at the Olympic track and field athletes of the day in February 1993 in Berlin.


Herold awarded at the World Athletics Championships 1991 in Tokyo a better position in the 1500 -meter run, as he slowed before the finish cheering a few meters in the sense of a secure bronze medal and was overtaken by his teammate Hauke ​​Fuhlbrügge.