Katharina Molitor

Katharina Molitor
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Molitor in 2015
Personal information
Born (1983-11-08) 8 November 1983 (age 36)
Bedburg, West Germany
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Website katharina-molitor.de
Country  Germany
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Javelin throw
Club Bayer 04 Leverkusen
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 67.69 m (2015)

Katharina Molitor (born 8 November 1983) is a German sportswoman who competes as a javelin thrower and volleyball player. As a javelin thrower, she is a World Champion, having won gold in 2015, and her personal best throw is 67.69 m.[1] As a volleyball player, she represents Bayer Leverkusen in the Erste Volleyball-Bundesliga, the highest tier of German volleyball.[2]

She is a two-time Olympian, having competed in the javelin throw for Germany at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She finished eighth in 2008, and improved to sixth in 2012.[3] She won gold at the 2010 German Championships and has since competed in every European and World Championships. Her best result is first place at the 2015 World Championships.

Competition record


  1. ^ "111. Deutsche Leichtathletik-Meisterschaften" (PDF). Deutscher Leichtathletik-Verband (in German). 24 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Leverkusen kehrt nach zwei Jahren Pause zurück auf die Erstliga-Bühne". Deutsche Volleyball-Liga (DVL) (in German). 6 October 2011. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2011.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Katharina Molitor". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015-07-07.

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