|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||27 April 1940 in Bad Schandau, Sachsen (GER)|
|Measurements||183 cm / 63 kg|
|Affiliations||SC Dynamo Berlin, Ost-Berlin (GER)|
|NOC||East Germany Germany|
Race walker Burkhard Leuschke finished an unfortunate fourth in the 50 km at the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games and retired during the race four years later in Mexico City. Leuschke was East German Champion in the 35 km in 1963. He later took part in several ultra-race walking events, and also competed in half marathons and marathons.
Personal Best: 50kmW – 4-05:25 (1969).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||Nationality||As|
|1964 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GER||GDR||Burkhard Leuschke|
|50 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic)||4|
|1968 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GDR||Burkhard Leuschke|
|50 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic)||AC|