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Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt

Full name: Monique Garbrecht-Enfeldt
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: December 11, 1968 in Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER) / Berliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER) / Eisbären Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Speed Skating

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Magnus Enfeldt.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Monique Garbrecht won nine gold and two silver medals at the World Championships: five golds in the World Sprint Championships (1991, 1999-2001, 2003), with two victorieseach in the 500 m and the 1,000 metres. She had less success at the Winter Olympics, winning the silver medal in the 2002 500 metres and a bronze medal in the 1992 1,000 metres. Garbrecht set four world records over 1,000 metres in 1999 and 2001 and in the sprint all-round between 1999 and 2003. She also earned 15 national titles and several runner-ups between 1990 and 2005.

She married her manager and former speed skater Magnus Enfeldt in 2000 and retired from her active career in 2005. She was educated as a physiotherapist but makes her living as a public relations manager.

Personal Bests: 500 – 37.34 (2002); 1000 – 1:14.13 (2001); 1500 – 1:56.96 (2001); 3000 – 4:25.47 (1987); 5000 – 7:54.10 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 4
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Women's 1,500 metres Germany GER 5
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 6
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 5
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 8
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 10
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Women's 500 metres Germany GER 2 Silver
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Women's 1,000 metres Germany GER 6

Women's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1c
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 4 40.63 10.78
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 6 39.95 10.68
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 8 78.45
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Race 1 7T 39.11 10.66
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Race 2 10 39.34 10.82
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 2 74.94
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Race 1 2 37.34 10.44
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Race 2 3 37.60 10.52

Women's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2c 6c
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 3 1:22.10 18.50 48.90
1994 Winter 25 Lillehammer Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 5 1:20.32 18.25 47.93
1998 Winter 29 Nagano Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 10 1:18.76 18.40 47.33
2002 Winter 33 Salt Lake City Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 6 1:14.60 17.55 44.78

Women's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 3c 7c 1.1k
1992 Winter 23 Albertville Speed Skating Germany Final Standings 5 2:07.24 26.38 57.84 1:31.66