Erich Ahrendt

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErich•Ahrendt
Used nameErich•Ahrendt
Born29 July 1933 in Altwriezen, Wriezen, Brandenburg (GER)
Died27 July 2009
Measurements174 cm / 81 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


Erich Ahrendt was eliminated in the javelin qualification round at the 1960 Rome Olympic Games. He became East German champion in the javelin in 1961, and was runner-up in 1955 and third in 1959. Ahrendt later studied medicine and became a surgeon in Berlin-Pankow.

Personal Best: JT – 78.80 (1959).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics GER GDR Erich Ahrendt
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) 16 r1/2