Full name: Irene Schuch (Stechmesser-, -Grieser)
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: November 20, 1935 in Lützensömmern, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC DHfK, Leipzig (GER)
Related Olympians: Wife of Manfred Grieser.
Discus thrower Irene Schuch finished ninth at the 1960 Roma Olympics, after placing second in qualifying. In 1958 she was fifth at the European Championships, and won her only East German title in 1956. She later married her teammate Manfred Grieser, which was her second marriage. Their son Thomas became a 400 metres runner. Schuch was educated as a physics labor worker.
Personal Best\: DT – 55.01 (1959).
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Women's Discus Throw||Germany||GER||9|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||9||49.86|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round One||8||49.86|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round Two||9||49.42||49.86|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||Round Three||9||foul||49.86|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||2||QU||52.22|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round One||2||52.22|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Two||2||pass||52.22|
|1960 Summer||24||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Three||NP||pass|