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Gertrud Schäfer

Full name: Gertrud Regina Schäfer
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: October 26, 1944 in Marl, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: FC Schalke 04, Schalke, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Shot putter Gertrud Schäfer came in third at the 1965 European Cup, sixth at the 1966 European Championships and 10th at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. In 1966 she won her only West German title. She also competed as a discus thrower.

After her active career Schäfer came to more prominence as West German national shot put coach from 1983-90, and also coached female multi-athletes. Among her pupils were [Stephanie Storp], [Beate Peters] and [Sabine Braun]. Schäfer was trained as a graduate sports teacher.

Personal Best: SP – 16.44 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's Shot Put West Germany FRG 10

Women's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Standings 10 15.26
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round Round One 9 14.70
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Two 10 15.26 15.26
1968 Summer 23 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Final Round Round Three 10 15.10 15.26
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