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Linda Kisabaka

Full name: Linda Kisabaka (-Iwan)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 115 lbs (52 kg)
Born: April 9, 1969 in Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Bayer Leverkusen, Leverkusen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Long-distance sprinter and middle-distance runner Linda Kisabaka won a bronze medal with the 4x400 relay at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, but was eliminated in the semifinals of the 800 metres. Four years earlier she had finished sixth with the relay. She took part in the World Championships in 1991, 1993, 1997 and 1999; the World Cup in 1992; the European Championships in 1990 and 1994; the European Cups in 1995-97 and 2000 (relay winner in 1996); and the 1995 World Indoors, and 1990 and 2000 European Indoors. Domestically she was German Champion in the 800 in 1997, and German Indoor Champion in the 400 in 1990 and 1995.

Kisabaka, whose father was from Zaire, became a clerk and was specialized in marketing (Marketing for Luxury Products). After her retirement she became Regional Head of Marketing at DB Regio Southeast (German railway).

Personal Bests\: 400 – 51.16 (1996); 800 – 1:58.24 (1996).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay Germany GER 6
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Women's 800 metres Germany GER 6 h1 r2/3
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay Germany GER 3 Bronze

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 6 1:59.23 1
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 3 QC 1:59.56 3

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Germany GER Final 6 3:26.37 51,5
1992 Summer 23 Barcelona Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 3 QU 3:26.25
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany GER Final 3 3:21.14 50,43
1996 Summer 27 Atlanta Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:24.08 51,16
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