Monika Merl

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Monika Merl
Monika Merl
Personal information
Full nameMonika Merl
Born (1979-09-21) 21 September 1979 (age 40)
Sztum, Poland
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Country Germany
Event(s)800 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 800 metres: 2:00.16 (Cologne; August 2006)

Monika Merl (née Monika Gradzki; born 21 September 1979 in Sztum, Poland) is a German 800 metres runner and former champion in the 800 meters in Germany.[1][2][3][4]


Merl finished fifth at the 2005 European Indoor Championships and competed at the 2004 World Indoor Championships, 2005 World Championships and the 2006 European Championships without reaching the finals.[citation needed]

Her personal best time is 2:00.16 minutes, achieved in August 2006 in Cologne.[citation needed]

She represented the athletics club TV Wattenscheid 01 prior to her retirement from the sport.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Lisa Dröttboom missing only one hundredth of a second for the finals Lisa Dröttboom fehlt nur eine Hundertsel Sekunde für Endlauf". WAZ. 17 January 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Monika Merl Weiter Sehr Aktiv". Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Monika Merl lässt Laufbahn ausklingen". German Athletics Association. 4 December 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  4. ^ Middel, Peter (26 April 2012). "Für Hartmann und Merl wird's langsam ernst". WAZ. Retrieved 23 September 2016.

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