Walter Schmidt (hammer thrower)

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Walter Schmidt (born August 7, 1948 in Lahr, Baden-Württemberg) is a retired male hammer thrower from West Germany, who was one of the leading athletes in his discipline in the 1970s, setting two world records. He ended up in fifth place at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Records
Preceded by Men's Hammer World Record Holder
September 4, 1971 – July 4, 1974
Succeeded by
Preceded by Men's Hammer World Record Holder
August 14, 1975 – July 9, 1978
Succeeded by