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Balian Buschbaum is a former German pole vaulter who was born on 14 July, 1980 in Ulm, Germany. He is best known for being the first male Olympic pole vaulter to transition from female to male. Buschbaum began his career as a female athlete, competing as Yvonne Buschbaum. He won the German Junior Championships in 1997 and 1998, and the German Senior Championships in 1999 and 2000. He also competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, where he finished in seventh place. In 2007, Buschbaum announced his retirement from pole vaulting and his transition from female to male. He underwent gender reassignment surgery in 2008 and changed his name to Balian Buschbaum. Since his transition, Buschbaum has become an advocate for transgender rights and has spoken out against discrimination against transgender people. He has also written a book about his experience, titled "My Life as a Man". As of 2021, Balian Buschbaum's net worth is estimated to be roughly $1 million.

Popular As Yvonne Buschbaum
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Age 43 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 14 July, 1980
Birthday 14 July
Birthplace Ulm, West Germany
Nationality Germany

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Balian Buschbaum Height, Weight & Measurements

At 43 years old, Balian Buschbaum height is 1.7 m .

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Height 1.7 m
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He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don't have much information about He's past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Balian Buschbaum Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Balian Buschbaum worth at the age of 43 years old? Balian Buschbaum’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from Germany. We have estimated Balian Buschbaum's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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Bushchbaum worked until the end of the indoor 2012-2013 season as a high jump coach in Mainz.


Buschbaum competed in women's pole vaulting before his gender transition, winning the title of German Youth Champion multiple times. In 1999 Buschbaum became the German pole vault champion, later that year setting the German record for pole vault with a height of 4.42 m, beating his previous junior world record of 4.37 m. His personal best is 4.70 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Ulm. On 21 November 2007 Buschbaum announced his retirement from the sport due to a persistent injury and the desire to begin gender reassignment. In January 2008, Buschbaum announced that his new first name was "Balian", after the blacksmith in the movie Kingdom of Heaven, and that he would undergo gender affirming surgery later that year.


Balian Buschbaum (born 14 July 1980 in Ulm), formerly known as Yvonne Buschbaum, is a former German pole vaulter.