Full name: Peter Laufer
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: September 13, 1936 in WrocÅaw, DolnoÅlÄ skie, Poland
Died: March 4, 2016 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Related Olympians: Husband of Hildrun Laufer-Claus.
A pole vaulter, Peter Laufer married long jumper Hildrun Laufer-Claus. He was eighth at the 1958 European Championships and won East German national titles in 1959 and 1961, placing second in 1960 and 1963. In 1963 he also placed third at the nationals in the 110 high hurdles. At the 1960 Roma Olympic Games Laufer failed to reach the final. Laufer trained as a civil engineer and was a beekeeper as a hobby. He also worked with the board of the Association of Former Athletes of the German Athletics Federation.
Personal Best: PV â 4.80 (1963).
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Men's Pole Vault||Germany||GER||14T QR|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||14T||4.20||0||0||2|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||3.80 metres||NP||p||0||0||0||NH|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||4.00 metres||1T||o||0||0||1||4.00|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||4.20 metres||4T||o||0||0||2||4.20|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||4.30 metres||14T||p||0||0||2||4.20|
|1960 Summer||23||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||4.40 metres||14T||xxx||0||0||2||4.20|