Full name: Carla Bodendorf (Rietig-)
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: August 13, 1953 in Eilsleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: East Germany
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Beside her 1976 Olympic relay gold medal (also placing fourth over 200 metres) Carla Bodendorf won two bronzes at the 1978 European Championships in the 200 and 4×100. She was East German champion in the 1978 200 meters. Bodendorf was twice a member of the world record setting teams in the 4×100, in 1976 and 1978. In 1975 she ran on the European Cup champion sprint relay team.
Bodendorf later became a sports teacher and then a politician and project manager in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt. She is married to non-Olympian and former long and triple jumper Jürgen Bodendorf, who later worked as a football coach in lower class clubs.
Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.22 (1976); 200 – 22.64 (1976).
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||Women's 200 metres||East Germany||GDR||4|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||East Germany||GDR||1||Gold||OR|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||Final||4||22.64||4|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||22.84||7|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||1T||QU||23.20||7|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||Round One||Heat Five||1||QU||22.98||7|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Final||1||OR||42.55||8|
|1976 Summer||22||Montréal||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||43.00||1|