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Brigitte Rohde

Full name: Brigitte Rohde (-Köhn)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-7 (171 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: October 8, 1954 in Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Germany
Affiliations: SC Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Brigitte Rohde, a 400 runner, earned a gold medal at the 1976 Montréal Olympics in the 4x400 relay, running the second leg. With the relay she also won the 1979 World Cup, the 1974 European Championships, and European Cups in 1970, 1975 and 1979. At the Europeans she also placed fourth in the 400 hurdles. Domestically Rohde earned East German titles in the 400 hurdles in 1974 (indoors), at 400 metres in 1975-76, and with the 4x400 relay in 1974. She was educated as a plant construction draftsperson.

Personal Best\: 400 – 50.26 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay East Germany GDR 1 Gold WR

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics East Germany GDR Final 1 WR 3:19.23 49,5
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics East Germany GDR Round One Heat Two 1 QU 3:23.38
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