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Petra Krug
German hurdler

Petra Krug

Petra Krug
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Intro German hurdler
Is Athlete
From Germany Germany
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 9 November 1963, Dresden
Age 58 years
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Petra Krug (born 9 November 1963 in Dresden) is a retired East German hurdler. She represented the sports clubs SC Einheit Dresden and SC Dynamo Berlin, and became East German champion in 1989.
Krug finished fifth at the 1983 World Championships in Helsinki.
In 1989, Krug won the European Cup in Gateshead, defeating Sally Gunnell and Tatyana Ledovskaya. At the World Cup later that year in Barcelona, she finished fourth behind Sandra Farmer-Patrick, Ledovskaya and Gunnell. She reached the final at the 1990 European Championships in Split, but was forced to withdraw because of injury.
Her personal best time was 54.35 seconds, achieved in July 1989 in Bryansk. This ranks her ninth among German 400 m hurdlers, behind Sabine Busch, Cornelia Ullrich, Ellen Fiedler, Heike Meissner, Gudrun Abt, Silvia Rieger, Susanne Losch and Karin Rossley.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  East Germany
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 400 m hurdles 54.76
1989 European Cup Gateshead, England 1st 400 m hurdles 54.72
World Cup Barcelona, Spain 4th 400 m hurdles 55.56
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia DNS (final) 400 m hurdles 55.93 (sf)

DNS = did not start. SF = semifinal.

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