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Gabriele Löwe

Full name: Gabriele Löwe (Kotte-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: December 12, 1958 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gabriele Löwe, a 400 metre runner, earned a silver medal with the 4×400 relay at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. She also reached the final of the 400, placing sixth. In the 1600 relay, Löwe (under her maiden name Kotte) also won both the World Cup and European Cup in 1979, winning her only East German title in the 400 that year, shared with [Christina Brehmer]. She was educated as an economic assistant. Her husband was non-Olympian javelin thrower Rainer Löwe.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.70 (1979).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics Women's 400 metres East Germany GDR 6
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Women's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final 6 51.33 1
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 50.85 2
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Four 2 QU 52.43 5

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) ST
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Final 2 3:20.4 3:20.35
1980 Summer 21 Moskva Athletics East Germany GDR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:28.7
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