Jochen Sachse (born 2 October 1948 in Frankenberg, Saxony) is an East German former track and field athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw.

Jochen Sachse
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Sachse competing in the hammer at the 1972 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Nationality East Germany
Born (1948-10-02) 2 October 1948 (age 71)
Frankenberg, Saxony, East Germany
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight112 kg (247 lb)
Country East Germany
SportMen's athletics
Event(s)Men's Hammer throw
ClubSC Karl-Marx-Stadt
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)76.44 m (1977)

He competed for East Germany in the 1972 Summer Olympics held in Munich, Germany in the hammer throw where he won the silver medal.


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jochen Sachse". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012.