Petra Kandarr

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Petra Kandarr
Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Competitor for  East Germany
European Championships
Gold 1969 Athens 100 metres
Gold 1969 Athens 200 metres
Gold 1969 Athens 4x100m relay

Petra Kandarr (née Vogt; born 20 August 1950 in Halle) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres track events.

Biography[edit]

At the 1969 European Championships she won gold medals in both the 100 m and 200 m as well as a gold medal in 4x100 metres relay together with teammates Bärbel Podeswa, Renate Meißner and Regina Höfer. For this achievement she was selected as the DDR Sportswoman of the Year.

At the 1971 European Championships she won a silver medal in relay together with teammates Karin Balzer, Renate Stecher and Ellen Stropahl. Kandarr then won a silver medal in 60 metres at the 1973 European Indoor Championships, behind Annegret Richter of West Germany.

She competed for the club SC Chemie Halle during her active career.

Her daughter Jana Kandarr, born 1976, is a former professional tennis player and competed at the 2000 Olympic Games.

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.
Awards
Preceded by
East Germany Margitta Gummel
East German Sportswoman of the Year
1969
Succeeded by
East Germany Erika Zuchold