Brigitte Kraus

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Brigitte Kraus (born 12 August 1956 in Bensberg) is a retired West German middle distance runner who specialized in the 1500 and 3000 metres.

She competed for the sports clubs LG Rhein-Berg and ASV Köln during her active career.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  West Germany
1975 European Junior Championships Athens, Greece 9th 1500 m 4:23.97
1976 European Indoor Championships Munich, West Germany 1st 1500 m 4:15.2
Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 7th (sf) 1500 m 4:04.21
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 3rd 1500 m 4:07.6
European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 13th (h) 1500 m 4:11.9
1979 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 4th 1500 m 4:09.7
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 2nd 1500 m 4:04.22
European Championships Athens, Greece 7th 3000 m 8:51.60
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 1500 m 4:16.14
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 3000 m 8:35.11
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 3000 m 9:12.07
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 13th (h) 3000 m 8:57.531
1985 European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 3rd 1500 m 4:03.64
3000 m DNF
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3000 m DNF
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 3rd 3000 m 8:53.01
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 3000 m DNF
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 1500 m 4:07.06

1Did not finish in the final