Full name: Dietrich "Dieter" Urbach
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 231 lbs (105 kg)
Born: February 2, 1935 in Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1860 MÃ¼nchen, MÃ¼nchen (GER)
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 MÃ¼nchen-GrÃ¼nwald from 1963-65. During this era he was also regional coach of the Bavarian Athletics Association. Urbach later became an economist.
Personal Best: SP â 19.09 (1964).
|1960 Summer||25||Roma||Athletics||Men's Shot Put||Germany||GER||7|
|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|