Katrin DOERRE-HEINIG

Germany GER

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    3
  • First Olympic Games
    Seoul 1988
  • Year of Birth
    1961
Olympic Results

Biography

Katrin DOERRE-HEINIG

Katrin Dörre-Heinig was an East German long-distance runner who won an Olympic marathon bronze medal at Seoul, also placing fifth at Barcelona and fourth at Atlanta. At the World Championships she was sixth in 1990, won a bronze medal in 1991 and placed sixth again in 1995. Dörre-Heinig was GDR Champion in 1980 in the 3,000 and after German reunification became German Champion in the half-marathon in 1995-96, and 1999-2000 and in the 1999 marathon. She had an impressing and long list of city marathon titles\: 1984, 1996-97 Osaka; 1984-85, 1987, 1991 Tokyo; 1986 Nagoya, 1992-94 London, 1994 Berlin, 1995-97 Frankfurt, and 1998-2000 Hamburg. In 1990 she was third at the New York City marathon. During her career she set a record with 35 times under 2-34. In 1992 she married her coach Wolfgang Heinig, who was a sports teacher and GDR trainer from 1975-90. Their daughter Katharina Heinig also became a long-distance runner who won the Cologne marathon in 2010 at her marathon début.

Personal Best\: Mar – 2-24:35 (1999).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Atlanta 1996

#4
Marathon
Marathon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Barcelona 1992

#5
Marathon
Marathon Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

B
Marathon
Marathon Athletics