Marty Engel
Personal information
Born(1932-01-25)January 25, 1932
New York City, U.S.
DiedJanuary 29, 2022(2022-01-29) (aged 90)
EventHammer throw

Marty Engel (January 25, 1932 – January 29, 2022) was an American athlete.[1] He competed in the men's hammer throw at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[2]

He competed for Team USA in the hammer throw in the 1953 Maccabiah Games, winning a gold medal in the hammer throw and a bronze medal in the shot put.[3][4] He also competed for the U.S. in the 1957 Maccabiah Games, and won a gold medal in the hammer throw, a gold medal in the shot put, and a bronze medal in discus.[5][6][7][8][9]

Engel served in the United States Army. He died on January 29, 2022, four days after his 90th birthday.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Marty Engel". Olympedia. Retrieved February 4, 2022.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Marty Engel Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  3. ^ "U. S. Wins Five Maccabiah Events But Israelis Lead by 14 Points; Engel, Laskau and Goldberg Set Records During Second Day of Meet -- Lampert, Spitzer Also First at Tel Aviv".
  4. ^ "ISRAEL SHOWS WAY, WITH U. S. SECOND; Host Nation Leads Maccabiah Games With 50 Points -- Two Marks Fall to Americans".
  5. ^ "Americans Take 5 Events in Maccabiah Games; U.S. TEAM LEADS IN MEN'S DIVISION Stieglitz, Rittenberg, Engel and Herman Triumph for Americans in Israel Coach Urges Switch Rittenberg Double Victor".
  6. ^ "2 U.S. ATHLETES SCORE IN ISRAEL; Engel Is First in Hammer Throw--Laskau Retires After Winning Walk Israeli Team Leads Matza Misses 800-Heats".
  7. ^ "ISRAEL LEADS U.S. IN TEL AVIV GAMES; Host Forces Ahead, 59-40, in Maccabiah--Herman Captures Pole Vault 1950 Record Falls Kushnir Sets Mark".
  8. ^ Israel Digest: A Bi-weekly Summary of News from Israel. Israel Office of Information. 1955.
  9. ^ "U. S. TRACK SQUAD NAMED FOR MEET; 8 Collegians Complete Team for Maccabiah Games in Israel Sept. 20-29".