Ingrid Becker

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Ingrid Becker
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  West Germany
European Athletics Championships
Silver 1969 Athens 4x100 metre relay
Gold 1971 Helsinki Long Jump
Gold 1971 Helsinki 4x100 metre relay
Silver 1971 Helsinki 100 metres
Olympic Games
Gold 1968 Mexico City Pentathlon
Gold 1972 Munich 4x100 metre relay

Ingrid Mickler-Becker (née Ingrid Becker; born September 26, 1942 in Geseke, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a former West German athlete and a double Olympic champion. Her name is sometimes written incorrectly as Ingrid Mickler in result lists.

Biography[edit]

Her international career lasted from 1960 to 1972. She won the pentathlon gold medal in the 1968 Summer Olympics and the 4 x 100 m relay gold medal with the West German team in the 1972 Summer Olympics.

She took home a silver medal as a member of the 4 x 100 metre relay team at the 1969 European Athletics Championships.

She won the European Cup Final in 100 metres in 1970, defeating the favoured Renate Stecher (GDR).

She is also a double European Champion (long jump and 4 x 100 m relay with the West German team in the 1971 European Championships). She won a silver medal in the 100 meters.


In 1990 she became secretary of state in Rhineland-Palatinate but lost this position when her party, the CDU, lost the election in 1991.

She is a personal member of the National Olympic Committee of Germany.

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Awards
Preceded by
Germany Liesel Westermann
German Sportswoman of the Year
1968
Succeeded by
Germany Liesel Westermann
Preceded by
Germany Heide Rosendahl
German Sportswoman of the Year
1971
Succeeded by
Germany Heide Rosendahl