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Claudia Losch

Full name: Claudia Losch
Gender: Female
Height: 5-11 (181 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: January 10, 1960 in Wanne-Eickel, Herne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TV 1860 Fürth, Fürth (GER) / LC Olympiapark München, München (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

German shot putter Claudia Losch won the German indoor championship in the shot put in 1983-84, and 1987-89. She also won nine consecutive German outdoor championships from 1982-90, and took part in the World Championships in 1983 (7th), 1987 (4th) and 1991 (4th), and the 1989 World Cup (3rd). In 1986 she competed in the European Championships in the discus (9th) and shot (4th), also placing fourth in the shot in 1990. Losch was even better indoors, winning a bronze medal at the 1987 World Indoors and a gold medal two years later. At the European Indoors she won three golds (1986, 1988, 1990) and two silvers (1984-85). Losch’s greatest moment came at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, winning the gold medal. She was fifth four years later in Seoul.

Losch was coached by Christian Gehrmann, about whom numerous doping rumors were raised, and Losch refused a doping control in 1990, although she never tested positive. She was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf and in 1990 the Rudolf-Harbig-Gedächtnispreis (Memorial Award). Her profession was as a master optician.

Personal Best\: SP – 22.19 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics Women's Shot Put West Germany FRG 1 Gold
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics Women's Shot Put West Germany FRG 5

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round 1 20.48
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 1 19.97
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 1 20.31 20.31
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 1 19.33 20.31
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 2 20.06 20.31
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 2 19.96 20.31
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP 20.48
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round 5 20.27
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 3 20.08
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 4 foul 20.08
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 5 19.40 20.08
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Four 5 20.27 20.27
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Five 5 foul 20.27
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round 1 QU 20.39
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A 1 20.39
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 7 18.82
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 20.39 20.39
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Athletics West Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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