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Andrea Philipp
German sprinter

Andrea Philipp

Andrea Philipp
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Intro German sprinter
Is Runner Athlete Sprinter
From Germany Germany
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 9 July 1971, Bützow, Rostock District, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany
Age 51 years
Star sign Cancer
The details (from wikipedia)


Andrea Philipp (born 29 July 1971) is a retired German sprinter. A three-time Olympian, she won a bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 1999 World Championships (tied with Merlene Frazer), and a gold medal in the 100 metres at the 1990 World Junior Championships.


Born in Bützow, her personal best time in the 200 metres is 22.25 seconds, achieved during the heats of the 1999 World Championships in Seville. This places her eighth on the German all-time list, behind Marita Koch, Heike Drechsler, Marlies Göhr, Silke Gladisch, Bärbel Wöckel, Katrin Krabbe and Gesine Walther. In the 100 metres she has a personal best time of 11.05 seconds, achieved in June 1997 in Dortmund.

She competed for the clubs Schweriner SC, TV Schriesheim and LG Olympia Dortmund during her active career.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  East Germany
1990 World Junior Championships Plovdiv, Bulgaria 1st 100 m 11.36 (wind: +0.9 m/s)
Representing  Germany
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 15th (sf) 60 m 7.47
W\orld Championships Tokyo, Japan 28th (qf) 100 m 11.80
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 9th (sf) 60 m 7.37
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 24th (qf) 100 m 11.67
5th 4 × 100 m relay 43.12
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th 4 × 100 m relay 42.79
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 16th (qf) 100 m 11.38
DNF (h) 4 × 100 m relay
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 4 × 100 m relay 42.44
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 42.68
World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 6th 100 m 11.25
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 42.81
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 11th (sf) 60 m 7.17
World Championships Seville, Spain 3rd 200 m 22.26
5th 4 × 100 m relay 42.63
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th 4 × 100 m relay 43.11

(#) Indicates overall position in qualifying heats (h) quarterfinals (qf) or semifinals (sf).

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