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ⓘ Margitta Gummel was a German Olympic shot putter. She competed for the Unified German team in the 1964 Summer Olympics. She also participated at the 1972 Summer ..




Margitta Gummel
                                     

ⓘ Margitta Gummel

Margitta Gummel was a German Olympic shot putter. She competed for the Unified German team in the 1964 Summer Olympics. She also participated at the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Gummel had a long rivalry with Nadezhda Chizhova of the Soviet Union. She won an Olympic gold medal in 1964 and a silver medal in 1972. Gummel was born in Magdeburg, Nazi Germany. She won two silver medals 1966, 1969 and a bronze medal 1971 at the European Athletics Championships.

Gummel died on 26 January 2021 in Wietmarschen, Germany at the age of 79.

                                     
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