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Carola Anding

Full name: Carola Anding (-Jacob)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: December 29, 1960 in Struth-Helmershof, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: ASK Vorwärts Oberhof, Oberhof (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Wife of Matthias Jacob.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Carola Anding won a gold medal in the cross-country relay at Lake Placid and a relay bronze at the 1982 World Championships. In 1984 at Sarajevo she was eighth in the relay. Anding’s success in singles was only at the national level: between 1980 and 1982 she was second three times in the 5 km and twice in the 10 km (1980 and 1981) and had third-place finishes in 1979 (5 km), in 1984 (10 km), and in 1980 (15 km). In 1986 she finally became East German Champion, in the 15 km. Anding later married biathlete Matthias Jacob and both became physiotherapists for the German national cross-country skiers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres East Germany GDR 12
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 5 kilometres East Germany GDR 21
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres East Germany GDR 24
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 20 kilometres East Germany GDR 30
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay East Germany GDR 8

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 21 18:17.7 9:15.9 21

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 12 31:45.82 17:15.59 12
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 24 34:33.3 19:41.5 20 27:41.6 21

Women's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 30 1-07:27.8 13:31.2 32 33:23.2 29 47:22.2 30

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1980 Winter 19 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1 15:39.52 31:30.16 1
1984 Winter 23 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing East Germany GDR Final Standings 8 17:44.6 54:26.5 9