Verena Sailer

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Verena Sailer
Verena Sailer Barcelona 2010.jpg
Sailer at the 2010 European Championships
Personal information
Full name Verena Sailer
Born (1985-10-16) 16 October 1985 (age 28)
Illertissen, West Germany
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Running
Event(s) 60 metres, 100 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100m: 11.05 s (Weinheim; July 2012)

Verena Sailer (born 16 October 1985 in Illertissen) is a German sprinter who specialises in the 100 metres. Her personal best time is 11.02 seconds, achieved in July 2013. She won the gold medal at the 2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona. She is a member of MTG Mannheim.

Sailer represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed in the 4 × 100 metres relay together with Anne Möllinger, Cathleen Tschirch and Marion Wagner. In their first round heat they placed third behind Jamaica and Russia and in front of China. Their time of 43.59 seconds was the eighth time overall out of sixteen participating nations. With this result they qualified for the final, in which they sprinted to a time of 43.28 seconds, which was the fifth place. At the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, she made it to the semifinal of the 100 metres and ran 11.24 seconds. She was the fourth leg of the German 4 × 100 m squad, which secured the bronze medal in a season's best time of 42.87 seconds.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Sailer at the 2007 World Championships
Year Tournament Venue Result Event
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 5th 100 m
DQ 4 × 100 m relay
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th 4 × 100 m relay
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 3rd 60 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 4 × 100 m relay
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st 100 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 100 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schwankhart, Anton (23 August 2009). "Allgäuerin Verena Sailer spurtet zu Bronze". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 22 July 2010. 

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