Yvonne Mai-Graham

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Left to right: Ellen Kießling, Yvonne Mai, Sigrun Wodars (1989)

Yvonne Mai-Graham (née Grabner) (born 22 August 1965 in Annaberg-Buchholz, Saxony) is a retired female middle distance runner who specialized in the 1500 metres.

Under her maiden name of Yvonne Grabner, she first came to prominence in 1983 competing for East Germany, winning a bronze medal at the 1983 European Junior Championships. Later, she married fellow East German athlete, Volker Mai. While competing as Yvonne Mai, she won a bronze medal at the 1989 World Indoor Championships. She competed for East Germany until 1990 and then a United Germany. In 1993 she married Jamaican 400 m hurdler Winthrop Graham and obtained Jamaican citizenship. She holds the Jamaican national records for 1500 metres, mile, 3000 metres and 5000 metres.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  East Germany
1983 1983 European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria 3rd 1500m
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 1500 m
European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 4th 1500 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 7th 1500 m
Representing  Germany
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 6th 1500 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 13th 1500 m
Representing  Jamaica
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th 1500 m

Personal bests[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.