Lothar Milde

Lothar Milde (born 8 November 1934) was an East German athlete who competed mainly in the discus throw. He was born in Halle an der Saale.

Lothar Milde
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Lothar Milde in 1959
Personal information
Born (1934-11-08) 8 November 1934 (age 86)
Halle an der Saale, East Germany
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight105 kg (231 lb)
Country East Germany
SportMen's athletics
Event(s)Men's discus
ClubSC Chemie Halle
Coached byLothar Hinz
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)64.16 m (1969)

Milde competed at three Olympic Games[1] winning the silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. He also finished 12th at the 1960 Games in Rome, Italy and 14th in qualifying, and therefore not making the final, at the 1964 Games in Tokyo, Japan. Milde also won four medals at the European Athletics Championships.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lothar Milde". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 5 October 2018.