Gert Michael Weil Wiesenborn (born January 3, 1960 in Puerto Montt) is a retired Chilean shot putter of German ancestry, who dominated the sport on the South American scene during the 1980s and early 1990s.
|Full name||Gert Michael Weil Wiesenborn|
|Born||January 3, 1960|
Puerto Montt, Los Lagos
|Height||1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||122 kg (269 lb)|
|Updated on 8 May 2013.|
His best performance at a global event was a sixth place at the 1988 Olympic Games. His personal best was 20.90, achieved in Wirges 1986.
Weil is married to Colombian Olympic medalist Ximena Restrepo. Their daughter, Martina, is a track and field athlete at the University of Tennessee after winning the 400 meters in the South American U23 championships and setting a Chilean national record in the event.
- Gert Weil at World Athletics
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Gert Weil". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2013-02-06.
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