Barbara Petzold

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Barbara Petzold
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Lake Placid 10 km
Gold medal – first place 1980 Lake Placid 4 x 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Innsbruck 4 x 5 km relay
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Falun 10 km
Silver medal – second place 1974 Falun 4 × 5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 1978 Lahti 4 × 5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Oslo 4 × 5 km relay

Barbara Petzold (later Beyer, born 8 August 1955) is a former East German Cross-country skier who competed during the 1970s and early 1980s. She won two gold medals at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid in the 10 km and the 4 × 5 km, and a bronze in the 4 × 5 km at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.[1]

Petzold also won four medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, earning three silvers (1974: 10 km, 4 × 5 km; 1978: 4 × 5 km) and one bronze (1982: 4 × 5 km).[2] She is sometimes listed as Barbara Petzold-Beyer in results lists.

She was a member of the East German legislature or Volkskammer.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Barbara Petzold". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  2. ^ Kluge, Volker (2004). Das große Lexikon der DDR-Sportler: Die 1000 erfolgreichsten und populärsten Sportlerinnen und Sportler aus der DDR, ihre Erfolge, Medaillen und Biographien [The big lexicon of the GDR athletes: The 1000 most successful and popular athletes from the GDR, their successes, medals and biographies.] (in German) (2 ed.). Berlin: Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf Verlag. ISBN 3-89602-538-4.

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