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Maritta Politz

Full name: Maritta Politz (-Cierpinski)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 108 lbs (49 kg)
Born: May 18, 1950 in Mosigkau, Dessau-Roßlau, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SV Halle, Halle an der Saale (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Waldemar Cierpinski.


Maritta Politz is married to [Waldemar Cierpinski] and the mother of Falk Cierpinski, not an Olympian, but a competitor at the 2009 World Championship marathon. Falk is a former triathlete, who won the 2007 Munich Marathon, and together with his father, Waldemar, they are the fastest father-son pair in marathon history as of 2012. Maritta Politz was herself East German Champion over 800 m indoors in 1972, and was runner-up outdoor the same year. She took part in the 1973 European Indoors, placing fifth.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:59.9 (1973).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics Women's 800 metres East Germany GDR 5 h3 r1/3

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 22 München Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 5 2:02.40 3
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