Silvia Rieger

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Silvia Rieger
Personal information
Nationality German
Born (1970-11-14) November 14, 1970 (age 45)
Hinte, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)[1]
Country Germany
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Hurdling
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
400 m hurdles: 54.22 (1998)

Silvia Rieger (born 14 November 1970) is a retired German athlete who specialized in the 400 metres hurdles.

Her personal best time in the 400 metres is 54.22 seconds, achieved at the 1998 IAAF World Cup in Johannesburg. This places her sixth on the German all-time list, behind Sabine Busch, Cornelia Ullrich, Ellen Fiedler, Heike Meissner and Gudrun Abt.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  West Germany
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, England 1st 400 m hrd[3]
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 3rd 400 m hrd
1989 European Junior Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 1st 400 m hrd[3]
Representing  Germany
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 400 m hrd
World Cup London, England 2nd 400 m hrd[4]
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 400 m hrd[5]
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th 400 m hrd
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 400 m hrd
1st 4x400 m relay
1998 World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 5th 400 m hrd[6]


  1. ^ a b "Rieger Silvia GER". Archived from the original on 21 December 2011. (original measurements in metric)
  2. ^ Microsoft Word - Ewige DLV-Bestenliste.doc
  3. ^ a b European Junior Championships (Women) (GBR Athletics)
  4. ^ IAAF World Cup in Athletics (GBR Athletics)
  5. ^ 1995 World Championships - women's results (Sporting Heroes)
  6. ^ Official results

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