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Volker Löffler

Full name: Volker Löffler
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: June 27, 1942 in Oberlind, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC DHfK, Leipzig (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


Sprinter Volker Löffler was a member of the German 1964 sprint relay team at the Tokyo Olympics that was eliminated in the semifinals. This was his only major international appearance except for seven team matches. He never won an East German title. Löffler was educated as an engineer for metal construction and in 1998 became Head of the Saxon State Office for Construction Engineering. After German reunification he became politically active for the left-wing party SPD in Delitzsch. Additionally he was an avid tennis player and a board member of his tennis club in Delitzsch.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.4 (1962).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany GER Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 40.1 40,16
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 3 QU 40.2 40,21
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