Barbara Sobotta

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Barbara Sobotta
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Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Competitor for  Poland
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome 4x100 metre relay
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Stockholm 200 metres
Gold medal – first place 1962 Belgrade 4x100 metre relay
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Stockholm 4x100 metre relay
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Belgrade 200 metres

Barbara Sobotta (previously Janiszewska) (December 4, 1936 in Poznań – November 20, 2000 in Kraków) was a Polish athlete who mainly competed in the women's sprint events during her career.

In 1958 in Stockholm, she won the European Championships 200 meter race (as Maria Leontyavna Itkina won the bronze medal).[1]

She competed for Poland at the 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome, Italy where she won the bronze medal in the women's 4 x 100 metres with her team mates Teresa Wieczorek, Celina Jesionowska and Halina Richter.

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  1. ^ "European Championships (Women)". Retrieved August 15, 2011.