Full name: Anita WÃ¶rner (-RottmÃ¼ller)
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: February 24, 1942 in Eisenberg in der Pfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: VTV Mundenheim, Ludwigshafen (GER)
Middle-distance runner Anita WÃ¶rner competed at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the 800, reaching the second round. She also started at the 1962 and 1966 Europeans with limited success. At the 1967 European Cup she came in fourth. Nationally WÃ¶rner won four outdoor and three indoor titles at different distances. In 1962, she set an indoor world record over 880 yards with 2:15.5 and one year later over 800 metres with 2:10.9. In 1967, she was a member of the world record relay in the 3x800 with 6:21.0.
WÃ¶rner married Helmut RottmÃ¼ller in 1967, and their daughter Jutta became a javelin thrower. Anita WÃ¶rner owned a sporting goods store in Neuhofen together with her husband and was an administrative secretary.
Personal Best: 800 â 2:04.9 (1968).
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