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Halina Richter-Górecka-Herrmann

Full name: Halina Sylwia Richter-Górecka-Herrmann
Gender: Female
Height: 5'6" (167 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: February 4, 1938 in Chorzów, Śląskie, Poland
Affiliations: AKS Chorzów, Chorzów (POL) / Górnik Zabrze, Zabrze (POL) / ASV Köln, Köln (GER)
Country: POL Poland, FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Left Poland for West Germany in 1965 when she fled from her team after an international match against Germany in Dortmund. She flew to her youth friend Reinhold Herrmann to Cologne. 1966 they got married.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1964); 200 – 23.6 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Athletics Women's 100 metres Poland POL 5 h4 r1/3
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Poland POL 4 h2 r1/2
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Women's 100 metres Poland POL 4 h1 r3/4
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Women's 200 metres Poland POL 4 h6 r1/3
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Poland POL 3 Bronze
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Women's 100 metres Poland POL 7
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Poland POL 1 Gold WR
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 100 metres West Germany FRG 6 h6 r1/4
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 200 metres West Germany FRG 6 h4 r1/3

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Athletics Poland Round One Heat Four 5 12.2w 12.38w
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland Semi-Finals Heat One 4 11.8 11.93
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland Quarter-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 11.9 12.10
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland Round One Heat Six 3 QU 12.0 12.13
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland Final 7 11.8 11.83 3
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland Semi-Finals Heat One 4 QU 11.7 11,74
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 11.5w
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland Round One Heat Five 2 QU 11.5w 11.56w
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Six 6 11.8 11.88

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland Round One Heat Six 4 QC 24.2 24.31
1968 Summer 30 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Four 6 24.7 24.62

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 18 Melbourne Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat Two 4 46.5 46.58
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland POL Final 3 45.0 45.19 6
1960 Summer 22 Roma Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat Two 3 QU 45.3 45.40
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland POL Final 1 WR 43.6 43.69 4
1964 Summer 26 Tokyo Athletics Poland POL Round One Heat One 1 QU 44.6 44,62