Al Oerter facts for kids
Oerter at the Rome 1960 Olympics
|Full name||Alfred Adolph Oerter Jr.|
September 19, 1936|
Astoria, New York, U.S.
|Died||October 1, 2007
Fort Myers, Florida, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 3+1/2 in|
|Event(s)||Discus throw, shot put|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||DT – 69.47 m (1980)
SP – 17.37 m (1958)
|Updated on 12 June 2015.|
Alfred Oerter Jr. (September 19, 1936 – October 1, 2007) was an American athlete and a four-time Olympic Champion in the discus throw. He was the first athlete to win a gold medal in the same individual event in four consecutive Olympic Games. Oerter is an inductee of the IAAF Hall of Fame.
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- In Spanish: Al Oerter
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