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Hans Grodotzki

Full name: Hans Grodotzki
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: April 4, 1936 in Menteroda, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Hans Grodotzki came from Thuringia and was married to the gymnast Karin Jorcik. The 1960 Olympics, with two distance silver medals, were the highlight of his career. He was ranked second on the year-end lists in the 10K for 1959, 1960, and 1962. Grodotzki later worked as a coach. In 1991 he received the Rudolf-Harbig-Gedächtnispreis, which was given to him substitutionally for all East German athletes who were not eligible for this prize as long as Germany was separated.

Personal Bests: 5000 – 13:45.01 (1960); 10000 – 28:37.22 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's 5,000 metres Germany GER 2 Silver
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's 10,000 metres Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's 5,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Germany Final 2 13:44.6 13:45.01
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 1 QU 14:01.2 14:01.29

Men's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Germany Final Standings 2 28:37.0 28:37.22