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Carla Bodendorf

Full name: Carla Bodendorf (Rietig-)
Gender: Female
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: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

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).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
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

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
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

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
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
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