Full name: Martha Langbein-Pensberger (-Schreiber)
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: May 22, 1941 in Heidelberg, Baden-WÃ¼rttemberg, Germany
Affiliations: USC Heidelberg, Heidelberg (GER) / TSV 1860 MÃ¼nchen, MÃ¼nchen (GER)
Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)
Sprinter Martha Langbein won a silver medal with the sprint relay at the 1960 Roma Games alongside [Anni BIechl], [Brunhilde Hendrix] and [Jutta Heine]. She also placed fifth with the relay four years later in Tokyo under her married name Pensberger. Her husband, Walter, was a 100 hurdler and bobsleigh athlete. She earned another silver medal with the relay at the 1962 European Championships, but was eliminated in the second round of the 100 metres there. In 1960 Langbein-Pensberger claimed her only domestic West German title with the USC Heidelberg relay team, and in 1964 she was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf. Langbein-Pensberger was educated as a bank clerk.
Personal Best\: 100 â 11.5 (1964).
|1960 Summer||19||Roma||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||Germany||GER||2||Silver|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's 4 Ã 100 metres Relay||Germany||GER||5|
|1960 Summer||19||Roma||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat One||2||QU||45.8||45.96|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Athletics||Germany||GER||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||45.0||45,01|