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Olympics – 1984 L A Games – Track + Field – Womens Shot Put Gold Medal Toss By FGR Claudia Losch


Claudia Losch (born 10 January 1960) is a retired German shot putter….who won the gold medal in women’s shot put at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games….as seen by her winning toss in this video herewith….then she went on to place 5th at the 1988 Calgary Olympic Games.  She is also the 1989 World Indoor Champion….three time European Indoor title three times….while winning the indoor championship in 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, and 1989…..plus she won the German championship from 1982 through 1990….. an amazing nine times in a row…..and from my lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile perspective….that is what I call dominating a nation for a decade …that’s incredible!!!

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