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Anita Otto

Full name: Anita Otto (Hentschel-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: December 12, 1942 in Löbnitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SV Halle, Halle an der Saale (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Discus thrower Anita Otto placed an unfortunate fourth at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, missing out on a medal by half-a-metre. At the 1966 European Championships she won a bronze medal, and she won East German titles in 1965 and 1966. Otto was educated as a typesetter but later worked as a school teacher. In 2003, she founded “Gib Gummi 03 Berlin,” a rubber boot throwing club, and organized the World Championships in rubber boot throwing. Otto also became vice-president of the International Boot Throwing Association – IBTA.

Personal Best\: DT – 59.48 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 4

Women's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Standings 4 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 3 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 4 54.10 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 4 53.88 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 4 foul 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 4 51.16 54.40
1968 Summer 25 Ciudad de México Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP 52.34
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