Burger

Lambrechts Jr.

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Throws
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa

Bio

TFRRS All-Time Performances

Personal Bests
Indoor
Shot Put: 62-1 1/4 (18.93m) (2/2/19)
Weight Throw: 59-10 1/2 (18.25m) (1/11/19)
Outdoor
Shot Put: 63-6 (19.35m) (5/26/19)
Discus: 188-5 (57.43m) (4/20/19)

NCAA Championships
2019 (O): SP - 62-0 1/2 (18.91m) (14th)

Big Ten Championships
2019 (O): SP - 63-6 (19.35m) (7th); DT - 178-10 (54.51m) (16th)
2019 (I): SP - 61-5 (18.72m) (4th)
2018 (O): SP - 55-11 (17.04m) (12th)
2018 (I): SP - 58-5 1/4 (17.81m) (10th)

Honors
USTFCCCA All-America Second Team (Shot Put - 2019 Outdoor)
Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2017)
Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018)

2019 (Sophomore)
Indoor: Placed fourth in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a toss of 61-5 (18.72m)...was the runner-up in the shot put at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invite with a PR throw of 62-1 1/4 (18.93m), good for the No. 6 throw in school history...won the shot put at the Nebraska Tune-Up...had a PR throw of 59-10 1/2 (18.25m) in the weight throw at the Graduate Classic.

Outdoor: Finished 14th in the shot put at the NCAA Championships with a throw of 62-0 1/2 (18.91m) to earn USTFCCCA second-team All-America honors...had the No. 6 shot put throw in school history at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships with a PR of 63-6 (19.35m) to place seventh and finished 16th in the discus with a toss of 178-10 (54.51m)...earned a personal-best throw of 188-5 (57.43m) in the weight throw at the Kansas Relays...won the shot put at the Herm Wilson Invitational and Texas Tech Shootout...claimed the discus title at the Herm Wilson Invitational and Texas Relays.

2018 (Freshman)
Indoor: Finished 10th in the shot put at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a throw of 58-5 1/4 (17.81m)...finished second in the shot put at the Mark Colligan Memorial with a throw of 59-8 1/4 (18.19m).

Outdoor: Finished 12th at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in the shot put with a heave of 55-11 (17.04m)...finished second at the Texas Tech Corky/Crofoot Shootout with a throw of 62-5 (19.02m) in the shot put, good for No. 9 in NU history...won the shot put at the Kansas Relays...placed fifth in the discus at the UCSD Triton Invitational with a throw of 177-1 (53.97m).

Before Nebraska
Placed eighth in the shot put at the 2016 IAAF World U20 Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland...finished fourth in the shot put at the 2015 IAAF World Youth Championships...set a 5 kilo shot put best of 68-9 3/4 (20.97m), the fourth-best throw in the world for his age group...also ranked fourth in the world in the 1.5 kilo discus with a mark of 208-5 (63.52m)...set a 6 kilo shot put PR of 64-10 1/2 (19.77m) and a 1.75 kilo discus PR of 187-8 (57.20m).

Personal
Born Aug. 6, 1998...parents are Burger and Deirdre...father, Burger Sr., was a two-time Olympic shot putter and three-time African champion.

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2018 Big Ten Indoor T&F Highlights
Nebraska Tune-Up Highlights
Frank Sevigne Highlights - Day 2