Height 1.87 m
Weight 143 kg
|Name Ralf Bartels|
Events Shot put
Children Marie Bartels
|Born 21 February 1978 (age 37) (1978-02-21) |
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2006 european championships men s shot put 1st ralf bartels
Ralf Bartels (born 21 February 1978 in Stavenhagen, Germany, then German Democratic Republic) is a German shot putter. He became European Champion at the 2006 European Championships in Athletics in Gothenburg, Sweden after beating Belarusian Andrei Mikhnevich with a final put of 21.13 metres, two centimetres ahead of the Belarusian.
Bartels also won bronze at the 2005 World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki, with a put of 20.99 m. He had previously been a bronze medalist at the 2002 European Athletics Championships.