Hanka Pachale

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Hanka Pachale
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Personal information
Full name Hanka Pachale
Nationality German
Born (1976-09-12) September 12, 1976 (age 41)
Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Hanka Pachale (born September 12, 1976 in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) is a volleyball player from Germany. She represented the German Women's National Team in two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. For the 2009-10 season, she played for Italian club Pavia.

Her father Siegfried Pachale was a discus thrower, placing fifth in the world while representing East Germany in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. Her mother was also an internationally successful athlete, throwing the discus for the German national team.