Ellen Streidt

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Olympic medal record
Women’s athletics
Representing  East Germany
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal 4x400 m
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal 400 m

Ellen Streidt, née Stropahl (born July 27, 1952 in Wittstock, Bezirk Potsdam) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres.

At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal she won the bronze medal in the 400 metres and a gold medal in the 4 x 400 metres with her teammates Brigitte Rohde, Christina Brehmer and Doris Maletzki.[1]


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1971 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 7th 200 m
2nd 4 × 100 m relay
1972 Olympic Games Munich, West Germany 4th 200 m
1974 European Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 400 m
1st 4 × 400 m relay
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 3rd 400 m
1st 4 × 400 m relay