Marion Wagner

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Marion Wagner
Medal record
Women’s athletics
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Edmonton 4 × 100 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Berlin 4 × 100 m relay
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2002 Munich 4 × 100 m relay

Marion Wagner (born 1 February 1978 in Mainz) is a German sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres.[1] Her personal best time is 11.24 seconds, achieved in July 2009 at the German Championships in Ulm.[2] She represents the sports club USC Mainz.

Wagner represented Germany at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed in the 4×100 metres relay together with Anne Möllinger, Cathleen Tschirch and Verena Sailer. In their first round heat they placed third behind Jamaica and Russia and in front of China. Their time of 43.59 seconds was the eighth time overall out of sixteen participating nations. With this result they qualified for the final in which they sprinted to a time of 43.28 seconds, which was the fifth place.[1] She was an unused reserve for the German 4 × 100 m team at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 26th (qf) 200m 24.70 (wind: +0.4 m/s)
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.77
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 13th (sf) 100m 11.83
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 44.57
1997 European Junior Championships Ljubljana, Slovenia 1st 4 × 100 m relay 44.24
1999 European U23 Championships Göteborg, Sweden 4th 100m 11.48 (wind: -0.2 m/s)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 43.53
World Championships Seville, Spain 5th 4 × 100 m relay 42.63
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th 4 × 100 m relay 43.11
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 1st 4 × 100 m relay 42.32
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 5th 60 m[3] 7.23
European Championships Munich, Germany 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 42.54
2003 World Championships Paris, France 5th 4 × 100 m relay 43.27
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 6th 60 m[3] 7.32
2008 Summer Olympics Beijing, China 5th 4 × 100 m relay 43.28
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 42.87

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Athlete biography: Marion Wagner, beijing2008.cn, ret: Aug 30, 2008
  2. ^ Marion Wagner profile at Tilastopaja
  3. ^ a b 2002 European Indoor Championships, women's 60 m final - Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite