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Waltraud Kaufmann

Full name: Waltraud Kaufmann (-Pöhlitz)
Gender: Female
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)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Women's 800 metres Germany GER 6 h1 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 6 2:14.6
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