Heike Balck

Heike Balck (born 19 August 1970 in Schwerin) is a retired German high jumper.


Her personal best jump of 2.01 metres, achieved in June 1989 in Karl-Marx-Stadt, is also the current junior world record. Balck shares the record with Olga Turchak, who cleared the height in 1986.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   East Germany
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd High jump 1.84 m
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 7th High jump 1.81 m
1989 World Cup Barcelona, Spain 4th High jump 1.94 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th High jump 1.89 m
Representing   Germany
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 3rd High jump 1.94 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 12th High jump 1.84 m
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 4th High jump 1.93 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th High jump 1.93 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 10th High jump 1.90 m

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