Full name: Hans Grodotzki
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: April 4, 1936 in Menteroda, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Medals: 2 Silver (2 Total)
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).
|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|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||14:01.2||14:01.29|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||2||28:37.0||28:37.22|