Margitta Gummel

1941 - 2021

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Margitta Gummel (née Helmbold, 29 June 1941 – 26 January 2021) was a German Olympic gold medal-winning shot putter. She competed for the Unified German team in the 1964 Summer Olympics, East Germany in the 1968 Summer Olympics, and East Germany again at the 1972 Summer Olympics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Margitta Gummel has received more than 34,931 page views. Her biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Margitta Gummel is the 177th most popular athlete (down from 162nd in 2019), the 3,227th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,193rd in 2019) and the 18th most popular German Athlete.

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Among athletes, Margitta Gummel ranks 177 out of 6,025Before her are Mariya Pisareva, George S. Robertson, Rosemarie Ackermann, James Quinn, Heike Drechsler, and Lia Manoliu. After her are Jay Cutler, Gunnar Höckert, Parry O'Brien, Pierre Musy, Lee Evans, and Vasile Dîba.

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Among people born in 1941, Margitta Gummel ranks 238Before her are Stephen Krashen, Júlia Várady, Eric Braeden, Eugène Terre'Blanche, Ricardo Piglia, and David Lewis. After her are Mike Love, Dirk Frimout, Yevhen Marchuk, Lucien Aimar, Steve Cropper, and Randall Collins. Among people deceased in 2021, Margitta Gummel ranks 223Before her are Clive Sinclair, Kjell Askildsen, Marc Ferro, Yury Vlasov, Roger Hunt, and Louis Andriessen. After her are Lamine Diack, Freimut Börngen, Yevhen Marchuk, Sergei Kovalev, Carlos do Carmo, and Nick Kamen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Margitta Gummel ranks 3,227 out of 7,253Before her are Sandra Hüller (1978), Albert III, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg (1373), Berthold Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1905), Kurt Hahn (1886), Paul Friedrich August Ascherson (1834), and Auguste von Harrach (1800). After her are Elia Levita (1469), Albert Niemann (1834), Princess Alexandra of Bavaria (1826), Paul Bader (1883), Walter Hasenclever (1890), and Gustav Fehn (1892).

Among ATHLETES In Germany

Among athletes born in Germany, Margitta Gummel ranks 18Before her are Paula Mollenhauer (1908), Bernhard Lehmann (1948), Angela Voigt (1951), Gretel Bergmann (1914), Rosemarie Ackermann (1952), and Heike Drechsler (1964). After her are Gisela Mauermayer (1913), Renate Stecher (1950), Carl Diem (1882), Karin Balzer (1938), Marlies Göhr (1958), and Karl Hein (1908).