Full name: Inge BÃ¶dding (Eckhoff-)
Height: 5-0.5 (154 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: March 29, 1947 in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Affiliations: LG Nord- West, Hamburg (GER)
Country: West Germany
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Besides her 1972 Olympic bronze with the 4Ã400 metres relay, Inge BÃ¶dding won three more medals at the European Championships\: 1969 4Ã400 bronze and two silvers in 1971 â 400 and 4Ã400. She added two silvers at the European Indoor Championships in 1971 and 1972 in the 400 and a gold in the 1972 4Ã2 laps. In 1971 she was German Champion indoor and outdoor in the 400, while in 1969 she was part of the world record setting 4Ã400 relay team (3:33.9 at Athina).
In 1972 she was awarded the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt (Silver Bay Leaf) and the Hermann-Seiffart-GedÃ¤chtnispreis (Hermann Seiffart Memorial Award), and in 2006 the DLV silver pin. Inge BÃ¶dding later became the mother-in-law of marathon runner Steffen Benecke who married her daughter Annkathrin, a 3,000 meter runner, both non-Olympians.
Personal Best\: 400 â 52.89 (1971).
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||West Germany||FRG||3||Bronze|
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Final||3||3:26.51||51,6|
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||West Germany||FRG||Round One||Heat One||1||QU/OR||3:29.32|