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Anne Kroniger

Full name: Annegret "Anne" Kroniger (-Boller-, -Wolf)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: September 24, 1952 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Universitätssportclub Mainz, Mainz (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife (divorced) of Walter Boller.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sprinter Anne Kroniger participated in the 1972 München and 1976 Montréal Olympics. In München she finished fifth in the 200, while in Montréal she was eliminated in the heats, but earned a silver medal with the sprint relay. She also placed fifth at the 1971 and sixth at the 1974 Europeans in the 200, winning a silver medal with the sprint relay at the 1976 Europeans. At the European Cup Kroniger placed fourth in the 200 and second with the relay in 1973, also finishing third with the relay in 1975. Indoors she won two silvers (1970-71) and one gold (1972) with the 4x1 lap relay at the European Championships. Kroniger won West German titles in the 200 in 1972-73, adding an indoor title in 1971.

Kroniger was educated as a bank clerk and married high jumper Walter Boller in 1977 but they later divorced. She was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1976 and the Sports Badge of Rhineland Palatinate in 1977. In 1977 she admitted anabolic steroid abuse during her preparation for the 1976 Games, also noting that she had received the pills from national coach Wolfgang Thiele. From 1980-90 she coached gymnastics to youngsters between 6-11 years of age for the Turnerbund Germania in Neulußheim.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 11.33 (1976); 200 – 22.89 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics Women's 200 metres West Germany FRG 5T
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics Women's 200 metres West Germany FRG 5 h1 r1/4
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 2 Silver

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Final 5T 22.89 1
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 23.03 5
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 23.14 3
1972 Summer 19 München Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Three 1 QU 23.37 4
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany Round One Heat One 5 QU 23.43 7

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany FRG Final 2 42.59 1
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 1 QU/OR 42.61 1
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