Karin Balzer

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Karin Balzer
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Karin Balzer in 1963
Personal information
Born(1938-06-05)5 June 1938
Magdeburg, Germany
Died17 December 2019(2019-12-17) (aged 81)
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)80, 100 m hurdles
ClubSC DHfK
SC Leipzig
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)80 mH – 10.61 (1968)
100 mH – 12.6 (1971)

Karin Balzer (née Richert, 5 June 1938 – 17 December 2019)[1] was a East German hurdler. She competed in the 80 m hurdles event at the 1960, 1964 and 1968 Olympics, and in the 100 m hurdles in 1972. She won a gold medal in 1964 and a bronze in 1972.

References[change | change source]

  1. "European Athletics - 1964 Olympic champion Balzer dies at the age of 81". european-athletics. 18 December 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.

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