Full name: Juana Katrin Dörre-Heinig
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: October 6, 1961 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Sportclub Deutsche Hochschule für Körperkultur Leipzig/Leichtathletik Gemeinschaft Odenwald
Country: East Germany, Germany
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Katrin Dörre-Heinig was an East German long-distance runner who won a marathon bronze medal at Seoul, also placing fifth at Barcelona and fourth at Atlanta. At the World Championships she was sixth in 1990, won a bronze medal in 1991 and placed sixth again in 1995. Dörre-Heinig was GDR Champion in 1980 in the 3,000 and after German reunification became German Champion in the half-marathon in 1995-96, and 1999-2000 and in the 1999 marathon. She had an impressing and long list of city marathon titles: 1984, 1996-97 Osaka; 1984-85, 1987, 1991 Tokyo; 1986 Nagoya, 1992-94 London, 1994 Berlin, 1995-97 Frankfurt, and 1998-2000 Hamburg. In 1990 she was third at the New York City marathon. During her career she set a record with 35 times under 2-34. In 1992 she married her coach Wolfgang Heinig, who was a sports teacher and GDR trainer from 1975-90. Their daughter Katharina Heinig also became a long-distance runner who won the Cologne marathon in 2010 at her marathon début.
Personal Best: Mar – 2-24:35 (1999).
|1988 Summer||26||Seoul||Athletics||Women's Marathon||East Germany||GDR||3||Bronze|
|1992 Summer||30||Barcelona||Athletics||Women's Marathon||Germany||GER||5|
|1996 Summer||34||Atlanta||Athletics||Women's Marathon||Germany||GER||4|