Marita Koch

Marita Koch

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Marita Koch (born 18 February 1957 in Wismar, East Germany, married name Marita Koch Meier), is a former sprint track and field athlete. During her career she collected a remarkable sixteen world records in outdoor sprints, as well as 14 world records in indoor events.Koch ran in the 400 metres quarter final at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal (51.87 seconds), but withdrew due to injury.Koch set her first world record in 1977 in Milan, when she ran 400 metres indoors in 51.8 seconds. The following year, she set her first outdoor record at 400 metres in 49.19 seconds. She topped this with another two world records within a month.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Culp Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6135886436
  • 9786135886436