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Kerstin Preßler

Full name: Kerstin Marie-Luise Preßler
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 110 lbs (50 kg)
Born: February 2, 1962 in Augsburg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Neuköllner Sportfreunde 1907, Berlin (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany, GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Long-distance runner Kerstin Preßler came in 21st at the 1988 Seoul Olympics in the marathon, placing fifth that year at the New York City Marathon. In 1990 she won both the Houston and Frankfurt Marathons. At the 1992 Barcelona Olympics she started in the 10K but was eliminated in the heats. The same year she ran her personal best with 2-29:40 at the Los Angeles Marathon, finishing third.

At the 1987 World Championships Preßler finished 10th in the 10K. In 1990 she earned a bronze medal in the 15 km and one year later a gold medal. Domestically she won seven (West) German titles.

Personal Bests\: 10000 – 31:55.51 (1990); Mar – 2-29:40 (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics Women's Marathon West Germany FRG 21
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics Women's 10,000 metres Germany GER 13 h2 r1/2

Women's 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1992 Summer 30 Barcelona Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 13 33:17.88

Women's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Athletics West Germany Final Standings 21 2-34:26
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