Full name: Lothar Beckert
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: July 26, 1931 in Sankt Michaelis, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Beckert was among the best East German marathon runners after World War II, winning the East German Championship in 1958. His best international performance was at the 1956 Finnish Championships in Pieksämäki where he placed fourth with 2-21:44.8. In 1958 Beckert became East German Champion in the marathon. In his two Olympic appearances he placed 19th (1956) and 56th (1960).
Personal Best\: Mar – 2-21:44.8 (1956).
|1956 Summer||25||Melbourne||Athletics||Men's Marathon||Germany||GER||19|
|1960 Summer||29||Roma||Athletics||Men's Marathon||Germany||GER||56|
|1956 Summer||25||Melbourne||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||19||2-42:10|
|1960 Summer||29||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||56||2-40:10.0|