Gudrun Abt

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Gudrun Abt (born 3 August 1962) is a retired German hurdler. She was born in Riedlingen.


At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul she finished sixth in 400 m hurdles in a personal best time of 54.04 seconds. This ranks her fifth among German 400 m hurdlers, behind Sabine Busch, Cornelia Ullrich, Ellen Fiedler and Heike Meißner.[1]

At the 1988 Olympics she also finished fourth in 4 × 400 m relay for West Germany together with Ute Thimm, Helga Arendt and Andrea Thomas. She had previously finished fifth at the 1987 World Championships with Ute Thimm, Helga Arendt and Gisela Kinzel. At the 1990 European Championships in Athletics in Split she finished fourth in 400 m hurdles.

Abt represented the sports club TSV Genkingen, and became West German champion in 1986, 1987 and 1988.[2]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  West Germany /  Germany
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, Germany semis 400 m hurdles 56.66
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy semis 400 m hurdles 55.59
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.94
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 6th 400 m hurdles 54.03
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:22.49
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 400 m hurdles 54.97
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan semis 400 m hurdles 56.17


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