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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)

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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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