Anja Rücker

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Anja Rücker (born December 20, 1972 in Bad Lobenstein) is a retired German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.

At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, she won a bronze medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay with her teammates Uta Rohländer, Linda Kisabaka and Grit Breuer. Her personal best time is 49.74 seconds, achieved at the 1999 World Championships in Seville.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 1st 4x400 m relay
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 8th 400 m
1991 European Junior Championships Thessaloniki, Greece 2nd 400 m
1st 4x400 m relay
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th 4x400 m relay
World Cup Havana, Cuba 6th 400 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th 4x400 m relay
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 400 m
3rd 4x400 m relay
World Cup London, England 8th 400 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 3rd 4x400 m relay
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 4x400 m relay[1]
World Championships Athens, Greece 1st 4x400 m relay
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 4th 4x400 m relay[2]
World Championships Seville, Spain 2nd 400 m
3rd 4x400 m relay

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997 World Indoor Championships, women's 4x400 m relay final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite
  2. ^ 1999 World Indoor Championships, women's 4x400 m relay final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite