Full name: Bettina Gärtz (-Jahn)
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: August 3, 1958 in Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Karl-Marx-Stadt, Chemnitz (GER)
Country: East Germany
In 2005, Bettina Gärtz, later Mrs. Gärtz-Jahn, in a 1977 interview with the German newspaper Taz, explained that she had voluntarily taken performance-enhancing drugs, and felt that otherwise she would not have reached the top world level. Her trainer, Mr. Eidam, had explained to her the complexity of this fact in an intensive conversation and discussion. A fuller explanation is contained [here].
Personal Best: 100H – 12.42 (1983).
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