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Ute Hommola

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameUte•Hommola
Used nameUte•Hommola
Born20 January 1952 in Weißenborn, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements174 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsSC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
NOC East Germany

Biography

Javelin thrower Ute Hommola won the bronze medal at the 1980 Moskva Games. Two years earlier she won the same medal at the 1978 European Championships. In East Germany she never won a national title, but was runner-up in 1975, 1979-81, and third in 1974 and 1984. After her active career, Hommola became an agricultural engineer for animal breeding. She worked in a Landwirtschaftliche Produktionsgenossenschaft (Agricultural Production Cooperative) in the former GDR, and after reunification, in an agricultural cooperative.

Personal Best: JT – 67.24 (1981).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Summer Olympics Athletics GDR Ute Hommola
Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze

Special Notes