Full name: Kurt Sakowski
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 23, 1930 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Berlin, Ost Berlin (GER) / Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
East German race walker Kurt Sakowski participated with the mixed German team in the 1960 and 1964 Olympics over 50 km, finishing eighth in Tokyo, after being disqualified in Roma. In Tokyo he came in only as the third-best German race walker behind [Burkhard Leutschke] (4th) and [Christoph HÃ¶hne] (6th). At the 1966 Europeans Sakowski placed fourth. He won national titles at 50 km in 1953 and 20 km in 1957, adding several podiums in different distances. Sakowski was first trained as a bricklayer, but later worked as a technical draftsman.
Personal Best: 50kmW â 4-10:34 (1969).
|1960 Summer||29||Roma||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||Germany||GER||AC||DQ|
|1964 Summer||33||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||Germany||GER||8|
|1960 Summer||29||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||AC||DQ|
|1964 Summer||33||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||8||4-20:31.0|