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Goetz Klopfer

Full name: Goetz Heinrich Klopfer
Gender: Male
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 25, 1942 in Heresburg, Unknown, Germany
Affiliations: Athens Athletic Club, Oakland (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Goetz Klopfer was a long-distance walker who competed in two Olympic Games and twice at the Pan American Games. In 1967 he won bronze in the 50 km. walk and in 1971 he won the gold medal in the 20 km. walk at the PanAms.

Personal Bests: 20kmW – 1-32:24 (1969); 50kmW – 4-18:28 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk United States USA 10
1972 Summer 30 München Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk United States USA 19

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 30 München Athletics United States Final Standings 19 1-38:33.6

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics United States Final Standings 10 4-39:13.8