Karl Storch

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Olympic medal record
Men’s Athletics
Representing  Germany
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki Hammer throw

Karl Storch (21 August 1913 – 16 August 1992)[1] 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).[2]

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.


  1. ^ "Olympedia - Karl Storch". olympedia.org. OlyMADMen. Retrieved 9 August 2022.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Karl Storch Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2018.