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Bärbel Mayer

Full name: Barbara "Bärbel" Mayer (-Reinnagel)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: March 14, 1935 in Rudolstadt, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sprinter Bärbel Mayer finished sixth with the sprint relay at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. In the same year, the German relay team set five new world records. Mayer also participated in the 1958 and 1962 European Championships for the former GDR. In East Germany she won national titles in 1958-59 and 1961-62 in the 400 and also won eight relay titles. She married non-Olympian middle-distance runner Helfried Reinnagel.

Personal Best\: 100 – 11.7 (1958).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 6

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics Germany GER Final 6 47.2 47.29 2
1956 Summer 21 Melbourne Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat One 2 QU/=WR 44.9 45.07
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