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Gertrud Schmidt

Full name: Gertrud Schmidt (-Lohse)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3.5 (162 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: July 18, 1942 in Ozorków, Łódzkie, Poland
Affiliations: Schweriner SC, Schwerin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gertrud Schmidt placed seventh at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the 400. She also participated in the 1965 European Cup (third) and the 1969 European Championships (eliminated in the heats). She won East German titles in the 400 in 1963-65, the 400 indoor in 1965, and demonstrating an unusual range, winning a cross-country title in 1966. Schmidt set two world records with the 4x800 relay in 1969 and in the 800 indoor in 1965. She trained as a sports teacher and later worked as a coach, and in 1972 married athletics coach Klaus Lohse.

Personal Best: 400 – 53.8 (1965).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Women's 400 metres Germany GER 7

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) L T(A)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany Final 7 55.4 7
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 54.2 54,27
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany Round One Heat Three 4 QU 55.1
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