Dieter Bogatzki

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDieter•Bogatzki
Used nameDieter•Bogatzki
Born25 January 1942 in Chojnice, Pomorskie (POL)
Died5 December 2000 in Hepstedt, Tarmstedt, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements185 cm / 69 kg
AffiliationsUSC Mainz, Mainz (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Dieter Bogatzki was a graduate economist, who later worked at the Volkswagen group in Wolfsburg. In his active career he was German Champion in the 1965 indoor 800 meters and was part of the 1966 world record relay team in the 4×800 (7:08.6 minutes together with Manfred Kinder, Walter Adams, and Franz-Josef Kemper). At the 1964 Tokyo Olympics he placed seventh over 800 metres. His brothers Ernst (sprinter) and Hans (pole vaulter) were reasonable track and field athletes as well.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:46.5 (1966).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics GER FRG Dieter Bogatzki
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 7