Gesa Felicitas Krause

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Gesa Felicitas Krause
Gesa Felicitas Krause Beijing 2015.jpg
Gesa Felicitas Krause in 2015
Personal information
Born (1992-08-03) 3 August 1992 (age 24)
Ehringshausen, Germany
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 3000 m steeplechase

Gesa Felicitas Krause (born 3 August 1992) is a German athlete who specialises in the 3000 m steeplechase.

Career[edit]

In the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships, she won in a new championship record time of 9:38.91 min. Her greatest achievement to date is the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships.

Gesa Felicitas Krause is currently trained by Wolfgang Heinig, the husband and coach of the German marathon runner Katrin Dorre-Heinig.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 800 m: 2:05.25 min, Rehlingen, Germany, 13 July 2011
  • 1000 m: 2:44.68 min, Pliezhausen, Germany, 16 May 2010
  • 1500 m: 4:06.99 min, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 June 2016
  • Mile: 4:29.58 min, Oslo, Norway, 9 June 2016
  • 3000 m: 9:02.04 min, Hengelo, Netherlands, 24 May 2015
  • 2000 m Steeplechase: 6:04.20 min, Berlin, Germany, 6 September 2015
  • 3000 m Steeplechase: 9:18.41 min, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 15 August 2016

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 7th 2000 m steeplechase 6:39.85
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada 1500 m DNF
4th 3000 m steeplechase 9:47.78 NJR
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:51.08, SB
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 9th 3000 m steeplechase 9:32.74, PB/EJR
2012 German Championships Bochum, Germany 4th 1500 m 4:11.94, SB
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 3000 m steeplechase 9:38.20
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 8th 3000 m steeplechase 9:23.52, PB
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:38.91, CUR
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 9th 3000 m steeplechase 9:37.11, SB
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5th 1500 m 4:15.40
14th (h) 3000 m 9:11.01
World Championships Beijing, China 3rd 3000 m steeplechase 9:19.25
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 1st 3000 m steeplechase 9:18.87
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 3000 m steeplechase 9:18.41, PB/NR

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