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Hartmut Losch

Full name: Hartmut Losch
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
Born: September 11, 1943 in Angermünde, Brandenburg, Germany
Died: March 26, 1997 in Neu Fahrland, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Potsdam, Potsdam (GER)
Country: GER Germany, GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Brother of Manfred Losch.

Biography

Discus thrower Hartmut Losch, the brother of hammer thrower [Manfred Losch], participated in three consecutive Olympic Games from 1964-72. He had his best result in 1968, placing an unfortunate fourth. At the 1966 Europeans Losch won a silver medal, winning gold in 1969, and placing fifth in 1971. In East Germany he was national champion in 1966, and was runner-up in 1964-65, 1967-68, 1972, and 1974.

Professionally Losch was an officer in the Nationale Volksarmee (National People’s Army). Within the Army he worked as a sports instructor at Army Club Potsdam. At the age of 53 years he died from a heart attack in 1997 during a jogging session in the forest.

Personal Best\: DT – 64.36 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Men's Discus Throw Germany GER 11
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 4
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics Men's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 22 QR

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round 11 52.08
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 9 51.44
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 10 52.08 52.08
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 11 foul 52.08
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 6 QU 56.46
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 5 56.46
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 6 pass 56.46
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round 4 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 2 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 2 61.68 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 4 60.34 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 4 59.48 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 4 58.94 62.12
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 59.50
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 60.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 2 60.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 60.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 2 pass 60.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 22 56.54
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B 11 56.54
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 6 56.54
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 10 foul 56.54
1972 Summer 28 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 56.28
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