Full name: Günter Havenstein
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: December 14, 1928 in Kolin, Dolice, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Died: February 9, 2008 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Long-distance runner Günter Havenstein placed 57th in the 1960 Rome Olympic marathon. Between 1952 and 1962, he collected six East German titles and had several more podiums at various distances between 5K and the marathon. Originally a farmer, he was later educated as an officer in the Nationale Volksarmee (National Peoples’s Army) and as a teacher.
Personal Best\: Mar – 2-22:46 (1962).
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