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Martina Kämpfert

Full name: Martina Kämpfert (-Steuk)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: November 11, 1959 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Berliner TSC, Berlin (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Wife of Roland Steuk.

Biography

Middle-distance runner Martina Kämpfert came in fourth with her personal best of 1:56.21 in the 800 m at the 1980 Moskva Olympics. In 1982 she won the silver medal at the European Indoors. At the 1981 European Cup she won the 800 and the 4x400 relay. The same year she was runner-up at the World Cup and won the 4x400 relay. Kämpfert was East German Champion in 1981-82. In 1982 she was the first woman under 2 minutes in the 800 indoors and set a world record with 1:58.4. She married hammer thrower [Roland Steuk] in 1991.

Personal Best: 800 – 1:56.21 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics Women's 800 metres East Germany GDR 4

Women's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics East Germany Final 4 1:56.3 1:56.21 5
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics East Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 2 QU 1:58.1 1:58.03 2
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Athletics East Germany Round One Heat Three 2 QU 1:58.8 1:58.73 6
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