Linda Kisabaka

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Linda Kisabaka (born 9 April 1969 in Wuppertal) is a retired German middle distance runner. She ran the 400 metres until 1996, when she began specialising in the 800 metres. She retired in 2001, having represented the sports clubs Bayer 04 Leverkusen and LAZ Leipzig during her active career.

Her personal best time is 1:58.24 minutes, achieved in August 1996 in Zürich. The same year she won a bronze medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, with teammates Uta Rohländer, Anja Rücker and Grit Breuer.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  West Germany
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, England 3rd 400 m 53.89
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:38.49
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 16th (h)[1] 400m 54.88
15th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:55.49
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 5th (h) 400m 53.41
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 17th (h) 400m 53.09
Representing  Germany
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.37
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 4th 400m hurdles 57.18
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.49
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd (h)[2] 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.50
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.10
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:21.14

References[edit]

  1. ^ Did not finish in the semifinal.
  2. ^ Competed only in the heat.

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