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Dieter Urbach

Full name: Dietrich "Dieter" Urbach
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: February 2, 1935 in Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1860 München, München (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Shot putter Dieter Urbach was West German shot put Champion in 1960-64, also indoors in 1962-64. He also competed in the discus throw and came in second at the German Championships in 1956, 1961 and 1963. In 1960 Urbach finished seventh at the Roma Olympic Games in the shot. At the European Championships he placed ninth in 1958 and seventh in 1962.

In his youth Urbach started as a swimmer and gymnast before changing to athletics. He studied sports teaching and headed the sports school in München-Grünwald from 1963-65. During this era he was also regional coach of the Bavarian Athletics Association. Urbach later became an economist.

Personal Best: SP – 19.09 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Men's Shot Put Germany GER 7

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round 7 17.47
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 6 17.34
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 9 17.05 17.34
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 7 17.47 17.47
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 8 QU 17.09
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round One 13 16.55
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Two 8 17.09 17.09
1960 Summer 25 Roma Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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