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Inge Schell

Full name: Ingeborg "Inge" Schell (Karl-, -Pilz)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: June 9, 1939 in Neubiberg, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1860 München, München (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Athletics


Hurdler Inge Schell was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 80 hurdles at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, placing seventh in 10.8. Two years earlier she placed fifth at the 1966 Europeans. In 1965 and 1967 she was third at the European Cups. Her greatest moments were the European Indoors, winning two bronze in 1966 and 1967 in the 60 and 50 metre hurdles, respectively, while in 1968 she finished fourth. Schell also won four West German titles in the 80 hurdles in 1964-65 and 1967, placing second in 1966. Indoors she won another six consecutive titles in 1964-69. In 1969 Schell set two indoor world records in the 50 hurdles with 7.2 and 7.1 seconds. Trained as a payroll clerk, she married soccer coach Hans Pilz in 1971.

Personal Best: 80H – 10.77 (1968).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's 80 metres Hurdles West Germany FRG 7 h2 r2/3

Women's 80 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 7 10.8 10.84
1968 Summer 29 Ciudad de México Athletics West Germany Round One Heat One 3 QU 10.7w 10.77w
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