Full name: Elke Barth (-Schmitz)
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 117 lbs (53 kg)
Born: October 19, 1956 in Stolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: TSV Bayer Dormagen, Dormagen (GER)
Country: West Germany
Elke Barth was a graduated social education worker. She set one world record in 1975 in the 4×440 yard relay in Durham, North Carolina (USA). She was a sprinter who concentrated on the 400 metres. Her only national title was the 1975 indoors. Barth twice reached the final of the 4×400 m relay at the European Championships in 1974 and 1978, placing fifth both times, as she had at the 1976 Montréal Olympics.
Personal Best\: 400 – 52.27 (1975).
|1976 Summer||19||Montréal||Athletics||Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay||West Germany||FRG||5|
|1976 Summer||19||Montréal||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Final||5||3:25.71||51,5|
|1976 Summer||19||Montréal||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat One||4||QC||3:26.31|