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Andreas Wecker

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Name  Andreas Wecker

Role  Olympic athlete
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Born  2 January 1970 (age 46) (1970-01-02)
Discipline  Men's artistic gymnastics
Olympic medals  Gymnastics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's Horizontal Bar
Similar People  Holger Behrendt, Vitaly Scherbo, Sven Tippelt, Dmitry Bilozerchev, Vladimir Artemov

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Andreas Wecker (born 2 January 1970 in Staßfurt) is a former German gymnast who had a long and successful career. He was European, World and Olympic champion. His greatest achievement was the gold medal on high bar at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. There, he beat gymnasts of such quality as Vitaly Scherbo and Alexei Nemov. In 1989 Wecker was named the last East German Sportsman of the Year. He competed for the SC Dynamo Berlin/ Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo.

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Wecker qualified for the German team for the Sydney Olympics in 2000. Just days before his events, he suffered a serious shoulder injury where he tore a bicep muscle in his shoulder, ending his career. Today, Wecker is the chairman and founder of Andreas Seed Oils, headquartered in Bend, Oregon and distributed through his office in Germany.

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