Marion Becker

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Marion Becker
Personal information
Birth name Marion Steiner
Nationality  West Germany
Born January 21, 1950 (1950-01-21) (age 67)
Hamburg, West Germany
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 65.14 m (1976)

Marion Becker (born Marion Steiner January 21, 1950 in Hamburg) is a German athlete who competed mainly in the javelin throw.

Biography[edit]

Becker competed for West Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics in the javelin throw, where she won the silver medal with a throw of 220.5 ft (67.2 m)[citation needed], breaking the previous Olympic Record of 209.7 ft (63.9 m)[citation needed] set at the Munich Olympics in 1972 by Ruth Fuchs.[1]

References[edit]

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