Full name: Carla Bodendorf (Rietig-)
Height: 5-4.5 (164 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: August 13, 1953 in Eilsleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Affiliations: SC Magdeburg, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: East Germany
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Beside her 1976 Olympic relay gold medal (also placing fourth over 200 metres) Carla Bodendorf won two bronzes at the 1978 European Championships in the 200 and 4Ã100. She was East German champion in the 1978 200 meters. Bodendorf was twice a member of the world record setting teams in the 4Ã100, in 1976 and 1978. In 1975 she ran on the European Cup champion sprint relay team.
Bodendorf later became a sports teacher and then a politician and project manager in the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Saxony-Anhalt. She is married to non-Olympian and former long and triple jumper JÃ¼rgen Bodendorf, who later worked as a football coach in lower class clubs.
Personal Bests\: 100 â 11.22 (1976); 200 â 22.64 (1976).
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Women's 200 metres||East Germany||GDR||4|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||East Germany||GDR||1||Gold||OR|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Final||4||22.64||4|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||22.84||7|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Quarter-Finals||Heat One||1T||QU||23.20||7|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Round One||Heat Five||1||QU||22.98||7|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Final||1||OR||42.55||8|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU||43.00||1|