|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Jutta•Kirst (Krautwurst-)|
|Born||10 November 1954 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)|
|Measurements||177 cm / 62 kg|
|Affiliations||SC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)|
High jumper Jutta Kirst won a bronze medal at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. She finished fifth at the 1981 World Cup, and at the European Championships was fourth in 1978 and fifth in1982. In 1978 she won East German titles both in- and outdoors.
In 1976 Kirst married high jumper Edgar Kirst, brother of Joachim Kirst and became the sister-in-law of Joachim’s wife Rita Schmidt-Kirst. Jutta Kirst studied as a sports teacher and worked for her homeclub Dynamo Berlin until German reunification, after which she worked as a physiotherapist. Her daughter Kathleen also became a nationally successful high jumper.
Personal Best: HJ – 1.97 (1982).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1980 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GDR||Jutta Kirst|
|High Jump, Women (Olympic)||3||Bronze|