Bettine Jahn

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Bettine Jahn
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1983-0617-017, Bettine Jahn, Kerstin Knabe.jpg
Medal record
Women's Athletics
Representing  East Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Helsinki 100 m hurdles

Bettine Jahn (née Gärtz, born August 3, 1958 in Magdeburg[1]) is an East German former athlete.


She won the 100-meter hurdles at the 1983 World Championship in Helsinki.[2] She is still the German record holder on that distance with 12.42 s.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Athletes - Jahn Bettine Biography". 2007-08-25. Retrieved 2012-06-09. 
  2. ^ "The World Outdoor Championships: The Top Finishers in the 1983 Women's World Outdoor Track and Field Championships". 2012-05-25. Retrieved 2012-06-09.