Jutta Balster

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJutta•Balster (Puls-)
Used nameJutta•Balster
Born4 May 1952 in Leisten, Plau am See, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (GER)
Measurements183 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsSchweriner SC, Schwerin (GER)
NOC East Germany


Jutta Balster was on the East German volleyball team that won the bronze medal at the 1975 European Championships. One year later she played at the 1976 Montréal Olympics, but the GDR team lost all its matches, including the match for fifth place against Cuba.

Domestically, Balster played with SC Traktor Schwerin from 1967-79 and helped them win the East German Championships in 1976 and 1977. She was also on the squads winning the European Cup Winners’ Cup in 1975 and the European Champions Cup in 1978.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Summer Olympics Volleyball (Volleyball) GDR Jutta Balster
Volleyball, Women (Olympic) East Germany 6

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