Full name: Rita KÃ¼hne (-Andrich, -Schiemann)
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 5, 1947 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Dynamo Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: East Germany
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
Sprinter Rita KÃ¼hne won a 1972 gold medal with the 4x400 m relay in MÃ¼nchen, running the second leg along with [Dagmar KÃ¤sling], [Helga Seidler] and [Monika Zehrt]. The relay team was elected East German Sports Team of the Year for 1972. One year earlier KÃ¼hne also won a European title in the relay with Seidler, Zehrt and non-Olympian Ingelore Lohse, and she finished eighth in the 400 metres. In 1973 and 1975 she won European Cups with the 4x400 relay. Domestically KÃ¼hne won East German relay titles in 1969-73 and 1975, and the 400 m indoor title in 1966-69 and 1971. She was educated as a draftswoman in the machinery construction industry.
Personal Best\: 400 â 51.01 (1976).
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 400 metres Relay||East Germany||GDR||1||Gold||WR|
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Final||1||WR||3:22.95||50,0|
|1972 Summer||25||MÃ¼nchen||Athletics||East Germany||GDR||Round One||Heat Two||1||QU/WR||3:28.48|