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Walter Pektor

Full name: Walter Pektor
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: September 20, 1945 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Died: December 23, 1994
Affiliations: WAC, Wien (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Walter Pektor was a nine-time Austrian champion in the javelin throw (1964-1968, 1971, and 1974-1976), and came in 10th at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. His father Erwin was also a javelin thrower in the 1930s and 1940s and was German Champion in 1942 after the “Anschluss” of Austria to the German Reich. Walter improved his father’s 22-year-old Austrian record (70.68) in 1964, recording 71.31.

Personal Best\: JT – 82.16 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Austria AUT 10

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Final Round 10 77.40
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Final Round Round One 8 75.64
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Final Round Round Two 9 77.40 77.40
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Final Round Round Three 10 foul 77.40
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Qualifying Round 4 QU 82.16
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Group B 1 82.16
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 82.16
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 82.16
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Austria Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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