Sigrid Kirchmann

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Sigrid Kirchmann
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Born March 29, 1966

Sigrid Kirchmann (born March 29, 1966 in Bad Ischl) is a former high jumper from Austria, best known for winning Austria's first ever medal at the World Championships in Athletics. She did so in 1993, finishing third behind two Cubans. Also competing in the pentathlon, Kirchmann represented her native country in the women's high jump at the 1992 Summer Olympics.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Austria
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 11th 1.79 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy NM
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 1.89 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 26th (q) 1.75 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 5th 1.94 m
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 1.97 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 1.94 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th 1.90 m
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 8th 1.93 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 1.92 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 17th (q) 1.80 m