Margrit Klinger

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Margrit Klinger (born 22 June 1960 in Obersuhl-Hönebach) is a retired West German middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres.

Her personal best time in 800 metres is 1:57.22 minutes, achieved at the 1982 European Championships in Athens. This places her eighth on the German all-time list, behind Sigrun Wodars, Christine Wachtel, Elfi Zinn, Anita Weiß, Martina Kämpfert, Ulrike Klapezynski and Hildegard Ullrich. Her personal best time in 1500 metres is 4:02.66 minutes, achieved in August 1983 in Köln. This places her tenth on the German all-time list, behind Christiane Wartenberg, Hildegard Körner, Angelika Zauber, Andrea Lange, Ulrike Klapezynski, Beate Liebich, Kristina da Fonseca-Wollheim, Brigitte Kraus and Gunhild Hoffmeister.[1]

Klinger competed for the sports club TV Obersuhl during her active career.


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 1:57.22 PB
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, U.S. 7th


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