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Burkhard Leuschke

Full name: Burkhard Leuschke
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: April 27, 1940 in Bad Schandau, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany, GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

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Biography

Race walker Burkhard Leuschke finished an unfortunate fourth in the 50 km at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games and retired during the race four years later in Mexico City. Leuschke was East German Champion in the 35 km in 1963. He later took part in several ultra-race walking events, and also competed in half marathons and marathons.

Personal Best\: 50kmW – 4-05:25 (1969).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Germany GER 4
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk East Germany GDR AC DNF

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Standings 4 4-15:26.8
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Standings AC DNF
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