Full name: Goetz Heinrich Klopfer
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 25, 1942 in Merseburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: Athens Athletic Club, Oakland (USA)
Country: United States
Goetz Klopfer was a long-distance walker who competed in two Olympic Games and twice at the Pan American Games. In 1967 he won bronze in the 50 km. walk and in 1971 he won the gold medal in the 20 km. walk at the PanAms. Klopfer was an aerospace engineer who worked for NASA.
Personal Bests: 20kmW â 1-32:24 (1969); 50kmW â 4-18:28 (1968).
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||10|
|1972 Summer||30||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Men's 20 kilometres Walk||United States||USA||19|
|1972 Summer||30||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||19||1-38:33.6|
|1968 Summer||26||Ciudad de MÃ©xico||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||10||4-39:13.8|