Marianne Werner

Marianne Werner (née Schulze-Entrup, later Ader, born 4 January 1924), is a retired West German athlete who specialized in throwing events. She competed in the shot put and discus throw at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics and earned two medals in the shot put.[1] Werner won the European title in this event in 1958 and finished fifth in 1954.

Marianne Werner
Marianne Werner 1952.jpg
Werner at the 1952 Olympics
Personal information
Born4 January 1924 (1924-01-04) (age 97)[1]
Dülmen, Germany
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
SportShot put, discus throw, javelin throw
ClubSSV 04 Wuppertal
SC Greven 09
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)SP – 15.84 m (1958)
DT – 48.36 m (1955)
JT – 42.70 m (1948)[2]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Marianne Werner". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
  2. ^ Marianne Werner.
Preceded by
  Wiltrud Urselmann
German Sportswoman of the Year
Succeeded by
  Marika Kilius