Kurt BENDLIN

Federal Republic of Germany FRG

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Mexico City 1968
  • Year of Birth
    1943
Olympic Results

Biography

Kurt BENDLIN

Kurt Bendlin was voted German Sportsman of the Year in 1967 and received the "Silbernes Lorbeerblatt" (Silver Bay Leaf). The former policeman and sports teacher later organized outdoor camps and training courses for managers, and published the book "Fitness for Managers".

In 1967 he became the first German to set a world decathlon record in 34 years with 8,319 points. Bendlin won German titles in 1965, 1967, 1971, and 1974. He was also a model for the sculptor Arno Breker and was cast in bronze. He earnes the medal of this color at the 1968 Mexico Olympic Games.

Personal Best\: Dec – 8234 (1967).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Mexico City 1968

B
Decathlon
Decathlon Athletics