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Kirsten Emmelmann

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Subject: Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 400 metres, 1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay, Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Women's 4 × 400 metres relay, 1987 World Championships in Athletics – Women's 400 metres, List of European Athletics Championships records
Collection: 1961 Births, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1988 Summer Olympics, East German Sprinters, European Athletics Championships Medalists, Living People, Olympic Athletes of East Germany, Olympic Bronze Medalists for East Germany, Olympic Medalists in Athletics (Track and Field), World Championships in Athletics Medalists
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Kirsten Emmelmann

Kirsten Emmelmann

Medal record
Women's Athletics
Competitor for  East Germany
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul 4x400 m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Rome 4x400 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Rome 400 m

Kirsten Emmelmann, née Siemon (April 19, 1961 in Warnemünde, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania), is a former German track and field athlete who represented East Germany in the 1980s in the 400 meter sprint. Her biggest success came as a member of the 4x400 meter relay: in 1987 she was world champion, and at the 1988 Summer Olympics her team was third. Her biggest individual success came at the World athletics championship in 1987 when she was third.


Emmelmann represented sport club Empor Rostock (trainer Wolfgang Meier) and after she got married she went to sport club Magdeburg (trainer Klaus Wübbenhorst). During her sporting career she was 1.73 meters tall and weighed 63 kilograms. She was married in 1984 to Frank Emmelmann, a 100 meter sprinter. After the end of her career she worked in a sporting goods store.


  • Kirsten Emmelmann profile at IAAF

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