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Alina Astafei

Full name: Alina (Galina-) Astafei (-Stavariu, -Kreißig)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 7, 1969 in Bucureşti, Bucureşti, Romania
Affiliations: Universitätssportclub Mainz, Mainz (GER)
Country: ROU Romania, GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Wolfgang Kreißig.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Alina Astafei was on the podium 10 times at major internationals, competing for Romania thru 1994 as Galina Astafei, and then for Germany as Alina Astafei. She was European Indoor Champion in 1989 and 1996, and won the 1995 World Indoor title. She won silver medals at the 1988 Olympics, 1995 Worlds, 1998 European Indoors, and the 1992 World Cup. She won three major bronze medals, at the 1989 World Cup, the 1990 European Indoors, and the 1998 Europeans. In 1988 she broke the indoor world record three times.

Galina Astafei was married to the former Romanian national volleyball player Alin Stavariu, although they later divorced. She was given her release by the Romanian Athletics Federation on 9 January 1995, and obtained German citizenship on 1 March 1995, after which she took the name Alina. She later married German high jumper Wolfgang Kreißig, living with one child from her first marriage and two they have had together. Astafei’s father is the former Romanian pole vaulter and record holder Petre Astafei, Sr. Her brother Petre, Jr., who was an active rugby player, was shot during the 1989 Romanian Revolution at the age of 22.

Personal Best: HJ – 2.04i (1994) (2.01 outdoors in 1995).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Women's High Jump Romania ROU 5T
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Women's High Jump Romania ROU 2 Silver
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Women's High Jump Germany GER 5T

Women's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC C/F/P
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 5T 1.93 0 0
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.75 metres 1 o 0 0 1.75
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.80 metres 1T o 0 0 1.80
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.85 metres 1T o 0 0 1.85
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.90 metres 1T o 0 0 1.90
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.93 metres 1T o 0 0 1.93
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Final Round 1.96 metres 5T xxx 0 0 1.93
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round 4T QU 1.92 0 1
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 3 1.92 0 1
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.70 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.75 metres 1T o 0 0 1.75
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.80 metres 1T o 0 0 1.80
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.84 metres 10T xo 1 1 1.84
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.87 metres 6T o 0 1 1.87
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.90 metres 5T o 0 1 1.90
1988 Summer 19 Seoul Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group B 1.92 metres 3 o 0 1 1.92
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 2 2.00 0 0
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.78 metres 1T o 0 0 1.78
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.83 metres 1T o 0 0 1.83
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.88 metres 1T o 0 0 1.88
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.91 metres 1T o 0 0 1.91
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.94 metres 1T o 0 0 1.94
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 1.97 metres 1 o 0 0 1.97
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 2.00 metres 1 o 0 0 2.00
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Final Round 2.02 metres 2 xxx 0 0 2.00
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round 4T QU 1.92 0 1
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 2 1.92 0 1
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.60 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.65 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.70 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.75 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.79 metres 12T xo 1 1 1.79
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.83 metres 9T o 0 1 1.83
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.86 metres 9T o 0 1 1.86
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.88 metres 3T o 0 1 1.88
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.90 metres 3T o 0 1 1.90
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Romania Qualifying Round Group A 1.92 metres 2 o 0 1 1.92
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 5T 1.96 0 0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.80 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.85 metres 1T o 0 0 1.85
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.90 metres 1T o 0 0 1.90
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.93 metres 1T o 0 0 1.93
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.96 metres 1T o 0 0 1.96
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 1.99 metres 6T xp 0 0 1.96
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Final Round 2.01 metres 6T xx- 0 0 1.96
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round 1T QC 1.93 0 0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1T 1.93 0 0
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1.75 metres NP p 0 0 NH
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1.80 metres 1T o 0 0 1.80
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1.85 metres 1T o 0 0 1.85
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1.90 metres 1T o 0 0 1.90
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Qualifying Round Group B 1.93 metres 1T o 0 0 1.93