Elvira Possekel

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Olympic medal record
Women’s Athletics
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal 4 x 100 metres

Elvira Possekel (born April 11, 1953 in Cologne) is a West German athlete, who competed mainly in the 100 metres.

Possekel competed for West Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Canada in the 4 x 100 m relay, where she won the silver medal with her team mates: 100 m bronze medalist Inge Helten, Olympic 100 m champion Annegret Richter and Annegret Kroniger.

In 1977 Possekel was part of the European Select 4 x 100 m relay team, who ran 42.51 secs (1 hundredth outside the WR) to win at the first World Cup.


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