Full name: Elfi Zinn (Rost-)
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: August 24, 1953 in Rathebur, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg (GER)
Country: East Germany
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
In 1973 middle-distance runner Elfi Zinn won the silver medal in the 800 at the European Indoors. Three years later she won a bronze medal at the 1976 MontrÃ©al Olympics. Domestically she claimed East German indoor titles in 1973 and 1976, adding a relay title in the 4x800 in 1970, and a 4x400 relay title in 1974. In 1976 she set two world records in the 800 with 2:01.4 and the 4x800 with 7:54.2. Zinn was a trained photographer and worked for the Foreign Ministry in the former GDR until German reunification.
Personal Best: 800 â 1:55.60 (1976).
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||Women's 800 metres||East Germany||GDR||3||Bronze|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Final||3||1:55.60||7|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||3||QU||1:57.56||4|
|1976 Summer||22||MontrÃ©al||Athletics||East Germany||Round One||Heat Four||1||QU||2:01.54||5|