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Petra Rossner

Full name: Petra Rossner
Gender: Female
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: November 14, 1966 in Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC DHfK, Leipzig (GER) / RSG Nürnberg, Nürnberg (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany, GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Achieving her first successes competing for the DDR as a teenager, Petra Rossner became individual pursuit World Champion in 1991, having been runner-up in 1989. At the 1992 Olympics, she claimed the gold in that same track event. Since focusing on the road, Rossner has won a record total of 10 UCI Women’s Road World Cup races. Three of these came in the 2002 season, when she also captured the overall title. Since her retirement in 2004, Rossner has been a team manager. Rossner has also been the longtime life partner of fellow cyclist Judith Arndt.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual East Germany GDR AC DNF
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual Germany GER 28
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Women's Individual Pursuit, 3,000 metres Germany GER 1 Gold
2000 Summer 33 Sydney Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual Germany GER 30

Women's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Cycling East Germany Final Standings AC DNF
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Final Standings 28 at 0:21
2000 Summer 33 Sydney Cycling Germany Final Standings 30 at 2:46

Women's Individual Pursuit, 3,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Final Round Match 1/2 1 3:41.753
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 3:48.517
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU/OR 3:41.509
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Qualifying Round 2 QU 3:43.091
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Cycling Germany Qualifying Round Heat Nine 1 QU 3:43.091
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