Barbara Krug

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Olympic medal record
Women's athletics
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow 4 x 400 m

Barbara Krug (born 6 May 1956 in Leipzig) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.

At the 1978 European Championships she won a gold medal in the 4x400 m relay, together with teammates Christiane Marquardt, Christina Lathan and Marita Koch. Krug then finished fourth at the 1979 European Indoor Championships.[1]

Krug, Lathan and Koch remained on the relay team for the 1980 Summer Olympics, with Gabriele Löwe replacing Christiane Marquardt. The team won the Olympic silver medal in 4x400 m relay.

Krug competed for the club SC DHfK Leipzig during her active career.


  1. ^ 1979 European Indoor Championships - women's 400 metres (Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite)
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