Full name: Waltraud Kaufmann (-Pöhlitz)
Height: 5-3 (161 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: March 10, 1942 in Brockau, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SV Halle, Halle an der Saale (GER)
East German middle distance runner Waltraud Kaufmann was eliminated in the heats of the 800 at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. She earned a silver medal at the 1962 European Championships and placed eighth four years later. She was East German Champion in the 800 in 1962-64 and 1966, and in the 1,500 in 1967. She was married directly after the Tokyo Olympics to Lothar Erich Pöhlitz, later coach of the German female long distance runners.
Personal Best\: 800 – 2:04.8 (1967).
|1964 Summer||22||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's 800 metres||Germany||GER||6 h1 r1/3|
|1964 Summer||22||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Round One||Heat One||6||2:14.6|