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Rudi Lüttge

Full name: Rudolf "Rudi" Lüttge
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: December 19, 1922 in Ilsenburg, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: Eintracht Braunschweig, Braunschweig (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Rudi Lüttge was a race walker who finished 13th in the 50 km at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games in his only international competition, besides eight international dual meets. His greatest moment came in 1948 when he bettered the world record in the 30 km walk, but this mark was not accepted by the IAAF as West Germany was not yet an IAAF member. Domestically Lüttge won 16 West German titles. He was educated as a metal construction engineer.

Personal Best\: 50kmW – 4-38:40 (1952).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Germany GER 13

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Athletics Germany Final Standings 13 4-47:28.6
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