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Walter Krüger

Full name: Walter Krüger
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 205 lbs (93 kg)
Born: April 11, 1930 in Altenpleen, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: Schweriner SC, Schwerin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Javelin thrower Walter Krüger had his greatest moment at the 1960 Roma Olympics, winning the javelin silver medal, and he also won the East German Championship that year. Krüger was educated as a farmer but later worked as a sports teacher and coach. Until 1990 he was honorary deputy mayor in the village of Groß-Mohrendorf in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Personal Best\: JT – 79.61 (1959).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Germany GER 2 Silver

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round 2 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 2 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 2 66.51 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 2 71.29 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 2 75.23 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 2 72.62 79.36
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 4 QU 78.81
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A 3 78.81
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 10 63.93
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3 78.81 78.81
1960 Summer 30 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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