Marion Lüttge

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Marion Lüttge
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-B0831-0014-001, Marion Gräfe.jpg
Marion Lüttge in 1963
Personal information
Birth name Marion Gräfe
Full name Marion Lüttge
Nationality German
Born November 25, 1941 (1941-11-25) (age 75)
Leipzig, Germany
Sport
Country  East Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 59.70 m (1966)

Marion Lüttge, née Gräfe (born 25 November 1941) is a former East German javelin thrower. Lüttge won the gold medal at the 1966 European Championships in Budapest.[1]

Biography[edit]

Lüttge was born in Leipzig, Saxony and had worked as a chemist before devoting herself to athletics. In 1963, she married the hammer thrower Friedrich Lüttge, the brother of shot putter Johanna Lüttge.

Lüttge was the East German champion in the javelin in 1962, 1963 and 1966.[2] She also established three national records during her career; she recorded the last of these on 2 September 1966 with a personal best throw of 59.70m during qualification for the final of the 1966 European Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Budapest 66, Women's Results". 26 April 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  2. ^ "East German championships". 24 January 2007. Retrieved 2009-11-26.