Heidi-Elke Gaugel

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Olympic medal record
Women’s Athletics
Bronze 1984 Los Angeles 4 x 400 metres

Heidi-Elke Gaugel (born 11 July 1959 in Schönaich) is a retired female German athlete, who mainly competed in the 400 m during her career.


Gaugel competed for West Germany at the 1984 Summer Olympics, held in Los Angeles, USA, where she won the bronze medal with her team mates Heike Schulte-Mattler, Ute Thimm and Gaby Bußmann in the women's 4 x 400 m relay event.

She married the middle-distance runner Harald Hudak.[1] During the time she resided in Japan with her husband, she worked for NHK Radio 2's German radio course as a teacher.[2]


  1. ^ Ralf Kohler: Ein Hauch von Olympia in Mühlacker, Pforzheimer Zeitung 10. August 2012
  2. ^ German radio course text 2001, NHK Publishing Co., Ltd

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