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Inge Bödding

Full name: Inge Bödding (Eckhoff-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-0.5 (154 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: March 29, 1947 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: LG Nord- West, Hamburg (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Besides her 1972 Olympic bronze, Inge Bödding won three more medals at the European Championships: 1969 4×400 bronze and two silvers in 1971 – 400 and 4×400. She added two silvers at the European Indoor Championships in 1971 and 1972 in the 400 and a gold in the 1972 4×2 laps. In 1971 she was German Champion indoor and outdoor in the 400, while in 1969 she was part of the world record setting 4×400 relay team (3:33.9 at Athina).

In 1972 she was awarded the "Silbernes Lorbeerblatt" (Silver Bay Leaf) and the "Hermann-Seiffart-Gedächtnispreis" (Hermann Seiffart Memorial Award), and in 2006 the DLV silver pin. Inge Bödding later became the mother-in-law of marathon runner Steffen Benecke who married her daughter Annkathrin, a 3,000 meter runner, both non-Olympians.

Personal Best: 400 – 52.89 (1971).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 3 Bronze

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics West Germany FRG Final 3 3:26.51 51,6
1972 Summer 25 München Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 3:29.32
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