Karl Storch

Karl Storch (21 August 1913 – 19 August 1992) was a German athlete, who mainly competed in the hammer throw.

He was born in Fulda.

The member of SC Borussia Fulda competed for Germany in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in Helsinki, Finland in the hammer throw where he won the silver medal (invalid - 56,45m - 58,18m - 58,86m - 57,80m - 58,38m).

The coal dealer, father of four daughters, stood 1,84m, with a weight of 110 kg in competition.

Karl Storch was awarded the Rudolf Harbig-Gedächtnispreis in 1954.

Name Storch, Karl
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Short description German hammer thrower
Date of birth 21 August 1913
Place of birth
Date of death 19 August 1992
Place of death

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