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Andrea Thomas

Full name: Andrea Irmgard Thomas (Bersch-, -Weiß)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: April 9, 1963 in Güls, Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: VfL Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany, GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sprinter Andrea Thomas started at the 1988 Seoul Olympics for West Germany and in 1992 at Barcelona for the re-unified German team. In 1988 she ran both relays, placing fourth in each, and did not reach the finals of the 100 and 200. In Barcelona she finished fifth with the sprint relay and reached the second round of the 200. With the sprint relay Thomas came in fifth at the 1987 Worlds and won a silver medal at the 1990 Europeans as her greatest moment. In 1985, 1987 and 1989 she was a member of the West German team at the European Cup, and started at the World Indoors in 1991 in the 200 and at the European Indoors in 1988 in the 60 and 200 metres.

Domestically Thomas won five national outdoor relay titles, and six indoor ones, adding 200 metre individual titles in 1988 and 1989. By profession she was a retail merchant.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.0 (1989); 200 – 22.74 (1988); 400 – 55.7 (1982).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Women's 100 metres West Germany FRG 7 h3 r2/4
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Women's 200 metres West Germany FRG 8 h1 r3/4
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay West Germany FRG 4
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay West Germany FRG 4
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Women's 200 metres Germany GER 5 h4 r2/4
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Germany GER 5

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 7 11.37 2
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Five 4 QC 11.46 4

Women's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany Semi-Finals Heat One 8 22.91 1
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 22.84 3
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany Round One Heat Two 3 QU 22.92 7
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Germany Quarter-Finals Heat Four 5 23.19 1
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Germany Round One Heat Two 5 QC 23.52 7

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Final 4 42.76 3
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 42.69
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Round One Heat One 2 QU 42.99 10,65
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Germany GER Final 5 43.12 7
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Germany GER Round One Heat One 3 QU 43.32

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) ST
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics West Germany FRG Final 4 3:22.49 51,50
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