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Fritz Kühl

Full name: Fritz Kühl
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 234 lbs (106 kg)
Born: May 7, 1935 in Hohensprenz, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Fritz Kühl took part in the 1960 Roma and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, but failed to get past qualifying in the discus throw at both Olympics and in the shot put in 1960. He also participated in the European Championships in 1958 and 1962, and finished second in the 1965 European Cup in shot put. Domestically he won East German titles in the discus in 1958, 1960, 1964 and 1965, and in the shot put in 1956-58. Kühl was the first East German shot putter to better the 16m and the 17m barriers. He was educated as a machine fitter.

Personal Bests\: SP – 17.29 (1960); DT – 58.62 (1966).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's Shot Put Germany GER 21 QR
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's Discus Throw Germany GER 30 QR
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Men's Discus Throw Germany GER 13 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 20 15.71
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 18 15.21
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 19 15.71 15.71
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP 15.69

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 30 50.40
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A 13 50.40
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 12 50.40 50.40
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP foul
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 13 53.53
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 11 53.53
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 12 53.04 53.53
1964 Summer 29 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP foul
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