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Johanna Schaller-Klier

Full name: Johanna Schaller-Klier
Gender: Female
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: September 13, 1952 in Artern, Thüringen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Turbine Erfurt, Erfurt (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

East German Johanna Schaller won the gold medal at the 1976 Montréal Olympics and the silver medal four years later as Johanna Klier (after marriage to non-Olympian 400 hurdler Martin Klier) in Moskva, both in the 100 hurdles. In 1976-78, and 1980 she was East German champion, also winning indoors in 1978 in the 60 hurdles. At the 1977 World Cup Schaller was runner-up, but she won gold at the 1978 European Championships in the high hurdles, adding a bronze with the sprint relay. She also won the 1977 European Cup and the 1978 European Indoors over 60 hurdles. Schaller-Klier was educated as a sports teacher and worked at the Pedagogical University of Erfurt / Mulhouse. After German reunification she moved to Landessportbund Thuringia and worked in the youth department.

Personal Best\: 100H – 12.56 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics Women's 100 metres Hurdles East Germany GDR 1 Gold
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics Women's 100 metres Hurdles East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics East Germany Final 1 12.77 5
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 12.93 4
1976 Summer 23 Montréal Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 2 QU 13.02 1
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final 2 12.63 3
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 12.77 1
1980 Summer 27 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 2 QU 13.03 4
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