Reinhard Kuretzky

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameReinhard•Kuretzky
Used nameReinhard•Kuretzky
Born1 December 1947 in Delmenhorst, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements184 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsBayer 04 Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
NOC West Germany


Pole vaulter Reinhard Kuretzky came in an unfortunate fourth at the 1972 München Olympics. At the 1973 European Cup he finished third, and he also competed in the European Indoors from 1973-75, finishing fourth in 1974 as his best result. In 1973 he won a West German indoor title, winning his only outdoor title one year later. Kuretzky studied engineering and sports in Aachen and later worked as a teacher at a school in Düsseldorf.

Personal Best: PV - 5.33 (1974).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics FRG Reinhard Kuretzky
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) 4