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Margrit Olfert

Full name: Margrit Olfert (Herbst-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: February 10, 1947 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Long jumper qualified for the final at the 1972 München Olympic Games and finished eighth. She was also a good pentathlete and won a bronze medal at the 1971 Europeans, finishing seventh three years later. At the 1971 Europeans she also came in ninth in long jump. Olfert participated at the 1970 European Cup, placing third in the long jump, and the 1973 European Cup, finishing third in the pentathlon. At the 1973 World University Games she won a gold medal in the long jump as her greatest athletic moment.

Domestically Olfert won East German titles in the long jump in 1970-1 (also indoors in 1971), and in the pentathlon indoors and out in 1971. She graduated as a pedagogue and married her coach Willi Olfert. She worked until 2004 in the Environment and Agriculture Ministry of Saxony-Anhalt.

Personal Best\: LJ – 6.81 (1971).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics Women's Long Jump East Germany GDR 8

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round 8 6.46
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 5 6.42
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 7 foul 6.42
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 8 6.34 6.42
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 8 6.46 6.46
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 8 6.30 6.46
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 3 QU 6.52
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B 3 6.52
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round One 9 6.27
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 3 6.52 6.52
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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