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Detlef Thorith

Full name: Detlef Thorith
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: September 27, 1942 in Koszalin, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Discus thrower Detlef Thorith finished sixth at the 1972 München Olympic Games. His greatest moment came when he won the gold medal at the 1966 Europeans for East Germany. At the European Cup one year later he placed second and fifth in 1970. In 1967, 1970 and 1972 Thorith was East German champion, also winning the 1970 shot put. After German reunification Thorith was suspected of systematic doping with oral Turinabol by Brigitte Berendonk and in documents released by the Military Medical Academy in Bad Saarow. Thorith later became a sports instructor.

Personal Best: DT – 64.82 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics Men's Discus Throw East Germany GDR 6

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round 6 62.42
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round One 4 61.74
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Two 3 62.42 62.42
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Three 4 61.06 62.42
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Four 6 foul 62.42
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Five 6 59.88 62.42
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Final Round Round Six NP foul
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round 12 QU 59.36
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A 7 59.36
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round One 5 59.36
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 7 pass 59.36
1972 Summer 29 München Athletics East Germany Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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