Andrea Thomas (German athlete)

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Andrea I. Thomas
Born (1963-03-09) March 9, 1963 (age 55)
Nationality German
Other names Andrea Bersch
Occupation Professional sprinter

Andrea Irmgard Thomas, née Bersch (born 9 March 1963 in Güls) is a retired German sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. At the 1987 World Championships in Athletics in Rome she finished fourth in 4x100 m relay for West Germany. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul she finished fourth in 4x100 m relay and 4x400 m relay. At the 1990 European Championships in Athletics in Split she won a silver medal in 4x100 m relay for West Germany together with Gabi Lippe, Ulrike Sarvari and Silke Knoll. In addition she finished eighth in 200 metres and fourth in 4x400 m relay.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  West Germany
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 5th 4 x 100 m 43.30
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 13th (h) 200 m 23.87
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 13th (sf) 200 m 22.91
4th 4 x 100 m 42.76
4th 4 x 400 m 3:22.49
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 8th 200 m 23.01
2nd 4 x 100 m 43.09
4th 4 x 400 m 3:25.16
Representing  Germany
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 4th 200 m 22.94
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 21st (qf) 200 m 23.19
5th 4 x 100 m 43.12
(#) Indicates overall position in qualifying heats (h) quarterfinals (qf) or semifinals (sf)